793.94/13238: Telegram

The Commander in Chief, United States Asiatic Fleet (Yarnell), to the Chief of Naval Operations (Leahy)61

0016. Japanese source states that unless Chinese initiate peace talks soon after fall Hankow Japs intend renew drive against armies at [Page 198] once not repeating mistake of waiting allowing Chinese to recover as after fall Nanking.

  1. Copy of telegram transmitted to the Department by the Navy Department.