740.00116 European War 1939/6: Telegram

The Ambassador in Poland (Biddle) to the Secretary of State

245. Department’s 52, September 1st.19 For President. In response to your message regarding bombardment from air of civilian populations or unfortified cities Minister Beck20 in behalf of his Government wishes me to assure you that instructions have already been issued to Polish air and military forces to refrain from bombardment of unfortified cities or even military centers where such bombardment might endanger civilian population.

  1. See footnote, 15, p. 541.
  2. Józef Beck, Polish Minister for Foreign Affairs.