793.94/9370: Telegram

The Ambassador in China (Johnson) to the Secretary of State

429. Chinese authorities state that three squadrons of planes this morning bombed and set on fire Japanese landing force headquarters and the Kunzta factory where Japanese ammunition is stored and [Page 408] attempted to bomb Japanese cruiser Idzumo but missed and hit wharf. Also several Chinese planes were hit, only one has as yet failed to return.

Sent to the Department, Peiping, Shanghai.