File No. 763.72114/3160d

The Secretary of the State to the Ambassador in Spain ( Willard)


814. The Department has received reports which indicate that American prisoners in Germany will not be given same treatment as prisoners of other countries but will be confined with negroes and given degrading treatment. Request Spanish Government to ascertain whether these reports are well founded and, if so, upon what grounds the German Government intends to adopt the attitude indicated.