362.1113/1: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Germany (Dodd)

98. Department is most concerned over the continued attacks on American citizens in Germany and requests you, after consultation with [Page 386]Mr. Messersmith,44 to telegraph your views and recommendations as to the advisability at this time of submitting a formal and vigorous protest to the German Government or of pursuing some other method to bring about improvement in the situation.

Phillips
  1. George S. Messersmith, Consul General at Berlin.