862.248/112: Telegram

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

46. Interview of Goering28 with Daily Mail representative chosen as means to announce air program. Reliable sources do not believe its announcement is directly retaliatory against British White Paper29 but simply publicly indicates completion of a military plan regardless of treaty stipulations.

  1. Hermann Goering, German Minister for Aviation.
  2. See British Cmd. 4827: Statement Relating to Defense Issued in Connexion With the House of Commons Debate on March 11, 1985. This command paper was dated March 1, 1935, and apparently was released on March 4 in anticipation of the scheduled debate on imperial defense.