The Ambassador in China ( Johnson ) to the Secretary of State
[Received January 6—8 a.m.]
7. In view of renewed military activities with [at] Sian, I believe Military Attaché2 or his representative should return to Loyang to make and maintain contact with military with a view to obtaining protection for American citizens in Shensi and Kansu.
Repeated to Peiping, to Nanking by mail.
- Col. Joseph W. Stilwell.↩