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

302. Soviet Ambassador left secretly on the 16th for Moscow being sent as far as Urumchi in Generalissimo’s private plane.

Chiang has informed German Ambassador that German advisers could not leave because they possess his military secrets.

For Shanghai. McHugh63 requests above information be given to Overesch.64

Repeated to Peiping and Shanghai.

  1. Capt. James M. McHugh, U. S. M. C, Assistant Naval Attaché in China.
  2. Commander Harvey E. Overesch, Naval Attaché in China.