File No. 763.72/1981
The Ambassador in Great Britain (Page) to the Secretary of State
[Received 11.40 p. m.]
2536. The public and private and official and unofficial comment on our latest note to Germany is practically unanimous in approval. Most of it is of very hearty commendation. The very general opinion, as far as I can gather it, is that war is inevitable between the United States and Germany. Nobody seems to believe that Germany will meet our demands nor that she will cease her unlawful submarine acts.