Discovery and Exploration, 1000-1562

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Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt  | Date: August 18, 1940

President Roosevelt’s Statement on a Joint Board for Defense of Canada and the United States

The Prime Minister of Canada and the President have discussed the mutual problems of defense in relation to the safety of Canada and the United States.

It has been agreed that a Permanent Joint Board on Defense shall be set up at once by the two countries.

This Permanent Joint Board on Defense shall commence immediate studies relating to sea, land and air problems including personnel and materiel.

It will consider in the broad sense the defense of the north half of the Western Hemisphere.

The Permanent Joint Board on Defense will consist of four or five members from each country, most of them from the services. It will meet shortly.

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Chicago: Franklin D. Roosevelt, "President Roosevelt’s Statement on a Joint Board for Defense of Canada and the United States, 1940," Discovery and Exploration, 1000-1562 in Public Papers of the Presidents, F. D. Roosevelt, 1933, Item 1 Original Sources, accessed April 26, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DB154QT954ZRDBI.

MLA: Roosevelt, Franklin D. "President Roosevelt’s Statement on a Joint Board for Defense of Canada and the United States, 1940." Discovery and Exploration, 1000-1562, in Public Papers of the Presidents, F. D. Roosevelt, 1933, Item 1, Original Sources. 26 Apr. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DB154QT954ZRDBI.

Harvard: Roosevelt, FD, 'President Roosevelt’s Statement on a Joint Board for Defense of Canada and the United States, 1940' in Discovery and Exploration, 1000-1562. cited in , Public Papers of the Presidents, F. D. Roosevelt, 1933, Item 1. Original Sources, retrieved 26 April 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DB154QT954ZRDBI.