The Ambassador in Germany (Dodd) to the Secretary of State
[Received October 15—9:40 a.m.]
168. My 167, October 14, noon. I have received a brief note from Neurath stating that the two assailants of Velz have been arrested and are being brought to Berlin for investigation of the charges against them.
The name of the troop leader who attacked Mulvihill is for the first time given and a statement made that he was imprisoned on August 24 and is now in a concentration camp.[Page 396]
The Foreign Minister closes his note with the statement that he is taking up the pending cases with the competent authorities with a view to expediting their investigation.
My appointment with the Chancellor (see my 162, October 12, 10 a.m.) has now been fixed for Tuesday at noon. Does the Department wish to instruct me as to any specific statement it desires me to make to him?