Press Release Issued by the Department of State on July 10, 193995

In connection with the bombings of Chungking on July 6 and 7 by Japanese planes, American diplomatic and consular officials have made appropriate representations to the Japanese authorities against the indiscriminate bombings which seriously endangered American life and property. The American Embassy at Tokyo reports that on July 10 the American Chargé d’Affaires at Tokyo, under instructions, made emphatic representations to the Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs in regard to the matter.

  1. Reprinted from Department of State, Bulletin, July 15, 1939 (vol. i, No. 3), p. 48.