862.4016/2125: Telegram

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

308. Your despatch 1043, June 23, 1939. Please address a note to Minister of Foreign Affairs and referring to report published in the Deutsche Allgemeine Zeitung concerning proposed regulations imposing restrictions upon Jews visiting health and bathing resorts and add:

I have been instructed by my Government to call attention to its several representations, and particularly to those contained in the Embassy’s notes of May 959 and December 14, 193859a and January 6, 1939.60 against the imposition in Germany of discriminations upon American citizens based on race or creed, and to state that the Government of the United States assumes that the discriminatory treatment indicated in the report will not be applied to American nationals of the Jewish race.

  1. See telegram No. 63, May 7, 1938, 5 p.m., to the Ambassador in Germany, Foreign Relations, 1938, vol. ii, p. 369.
  2. See telegram No. 228, December 10, 1938, 1 p.m., to the Chargé in Germany, ibid., p. 410.
  3. See telegram No. 2, January 6, noon, to the Chargé in Germany, p. 576.