860F.48/53: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Consul at Praha ( Bruins )

The Department has received a telegram from Nansen,95 care Norwegian Consulate General, Prague, requesting intervention with the German Government to permit refugee emigration through Poland.

Please advise him that our Embassy at Berlin, in conjunction with the British Embassy, has made representations urging that no obstacles be placed in the way of departure from Czechoslovakian territory under control of Germany of persons who have prospects of admission into the United States or Great Britain.96

  1. Telegram of March 17, 8:32 a.m., not printed.
  2. The Consul at Praha reported in telegram dated March 22, noon, that he had been informed by the Norwegian Consulate General that Mr. Nansen had already departed from Praha, destination not known (860F.48/54).