The Far East in Relation to the War 4
4. For papers relating to the policy and activities of the Allied and Associated Powers in Siberia and Manchuria, see Foreign Relations, 1918, Russia, vols. II and III.
- Discussion of the transportation of Chinese troops to Europe—Negotiations regarding the purchase of ships from Japanese builders and the export of steel to Japan—Negotiations for the chartering of Japanese ships—Arrangements regarding the deportation to Australia of German subjects in China—Assurances to China regarding treatment at the peace conference (Documents 546-570)
- Purchase by the United States Shipping Board of 12 Japanese ships—Abandonment of the project of sending Chinese troops to Europe—Charter by the United States Shipping Board of 23 Japanese ships—Conclusion of contracts for the construction of 35 ships in Japan—Abandonment of the project of deporting German subjects to Australia—Discussion with the Allied Governments regarding the chartering of additional Japanese tonnage (Documents 571-603)