300.115(39) Benecke, Alexander/6: Telegram

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

1858. Your 1083, September 27, 11 a.m. Ministry of Economic Warfare stated that the British Government is taking no action whatever [Page 795] at present against exports direct or indirect from Germany to neutral countries carried on neutral ships, the only exception being arms and munitions which there might be reason to believe it was intended to transfer to a German raider.