File No. 861.00/2439c

The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in France ( Sharp )

[Telegram]

5236. Red Cross here is willing to undertake providing warm clothing, other than uniforms, for 70,000 Czecho-Slovak troops in Siberia. Please ascertain, discreetly, whether French Government contemplates any similar assistance which would render it unnecessary for Red Cross to undertake full responsibility for clothing, other than uniforms. Answer urgent.2

Polk
  1. Answered Oct. 2, post, p. 403.