740.0011 European War, 1939/95: Telegram

The Chargé in Germany (Kirk) to the Secretary of State

1030. My 1029, September 3, noon.27 Ribbentrop delivered to Henderson a lengthy note refusing the British demands.28 The note [Page 416] which has not yet been translated places the blame entirely on British shoulders and contains a lengthy justification of the German position.

  1. Not printed; it reported that Ribbentrop had sent for the British Ambassador at 11:14 a.m. (740.0011 European War, 1939/94).
  2. British Cmd. 6106, Misc. No. 9 (1939), doc. No. 119, p. 175.