The Commander of the United States Yangtze Patrol (Marquart) to the Chief of Naval Operations (Leahy)54
[Received December 13—4 a.m.]
0013. Have urged Hashimoto55 through British at Wuhu not attack Hohsien until American and other foreign refugees have been embarked. Expect Oahu arrive Wuhu early tomorrow morning and have requested British convey this information to local Jap authorities.