740.00/1088: Telegram

The Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Kennedy) to the Secretary of State

542. In view of indications of increasing Polish intransigence since conclusion of the Anglo-Polish guarantee agreement,74 the British [Page 173] Ambassador at Warsaw has been instructed to bring to Foreign Minister Beck’s attention that because of the British guarantee of Poland, Great Britain expects Poland to approach the problem of Danzig in a reasonable manner and to keep this Government fully informed of developments. The Polish Ambassador here has also been advised of this Government’s views.

  1. British Cmd. 6106, Misc. No. 9 (1939): Documents Concerning German-Polish Relations and the Outbreak of Hostilities between Great Britain and Germany on September 3, 1939, doc. Nos. 17, 18, and 19, pp. 36–39.