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In TICOM report I-200 "Interrogation of Min Rat Wilhelm Fenner of OKW/Chi" (https://ru.scribd.com/document/87306733/TICOM-I-200
) is indicated that one Finnish soldier wrote a letter to President Roosevelt. Does anybody know details of this fact?
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You can check the index for the New York Times, or other major US papers. Whether FDR saw it or not would require further research.
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One minor issue-The document cited does not, in actuality, estabish a fact.
Renner had heard of this event; and much of his document indicates things he "heard about" but had no first hand knowledge of. I personally find it difficult to believe that US diplomatic personnel would encode and transmit a letter to the President from a "Finnish soldier".
The exception would likely be a message from FM Mannerheim to Roosevelt.
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Perhaps a garbled reference to the spy Major Max von Hellens?