393.1111 M Nielsen, Niels/27: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Japan (Grew)

56. Peiping’s telegram to Department June 9, noon, in regard to Nielsen case. Unless you perceive objection, please express to appropriate Japanese authorities the serious concern of the American Government with regard to the welfare of this American citizen and the hope that the Japanese Government will use its best effort to the end that the safe and prompt release of Nielsen may be effected.

Inform Department and Peiping with regard to action taken.