File No. 763.72114A/219

The Minister in Switzerland ( Stovall) to the Secretary of State


5057. For War Trade Board [from Dresel]:

No. 205. Inter-Ally Commission of Berne has refused all applications, principally originating with Y.M.C.A. here, to send to Russian prisoners in Germany articles of any nature, including such as are used for religious services. I concur fully but at instance of Doctor Harte I request definite ruling from you on subject. Dresel.