File No. 763.72/10309

The British Ambassador on Special Mission ( Reading ) to the Secretary of State

No. 638

Memorandum

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The Allied Governments have come to the conclusion that a reexamination of the question of transporting German and Austrian subjects from China to Australia is necessary, owing to the threat of severe reprisals from the German Government and to a consequential request from the Belgian Government for a further consideration of the subject. …

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