File No. 763.72/1639

The Ambassador in Turkey (Morgenthau) to the Secretary of State


540. Your telegram No. 460, March 3 [4].1 Question of indemnity for families of victims of British bombardment still in suspense. Authorities demanded £4,000, I offered £40. Enver then suggested £100 for each victim’s family. Meanwhile English prisoners appear to have been allowed to return to Aleppo and reside there in comparative freedom.

American Ambassador
  1. See footnote 2, ante, p. 962.