At wartime conferences, Hopkins supported Roosevelt's “grand design” for a liberal postwar international order shaped and supervised by the Big Three. With a naval‐oriented president, Hopkins, who emphasized the goal of defeating Nazi Germany in Europe, proved a “Godsend” to Gen. George C. Marshall and Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson; at the Teheran conference in 1943, he vigorously opposed Churchill's proposed Balkan invasion. At Yalta, early 1945, he optimistically viewed the compromise agreements as “the first great victory of the peace.” Hopkins served as President Harry S. Truman's special envoy to Josef Stalin in June 1945; he died of stomach cancer six months later.
[See also Lend‐Lease Act and Agreements; World War II: Military and Diplomatic Course; World War II: Postwar Impact.]
Robert E. Sherwood , Roosevelt and Hopkins, 1948.
George McJimsey , Harry Hopkins, 1988.
J. Garry Clifford
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