File No. 861.48/316a

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Great Britain ( Page )


5012. Please ascertain and report by wire as fully as possible the policy and methods employed by the British Government in controlling remittances of relief funds to Poland and other occupied territories for the civil population, indicating through what channels such funds are directed and how their proper distribution is guaranteed. The Legation at Berne reports that during the last few days the General Polish Relief Committee at Vevey and affiliated organizations have received from British sources 3,661,000 Swiss francs for relief purposes.