The Ambassador in Poland ( Biddle ) to the Secretary of State
[Received August 25—1:58 p.m.]
205. 1. At 1:50 during a conversation with Beck, official telephone operator informed him all telephone lines from Warsaw to Paris through Germany and from Warsaw to Rome were cut. Beck admitted serious implications thereof and added that Poland was ready for any eventuality.
2. He informed me President Moscicki was profoundly appreciative of President Roosevelt’s constructive and humanitarian interest as evidenced by his cable to which President Moscicki would immediately cable response, contents of which he would subsequently impart to me.