124.60C/97: Telegram

The Ambassador in France ( Bullitt ) to the Secretary of State

Following from Bucharest.

September 17, 5 p.m. For the Ambassador and also please repeat following message rush to Department:

“I have just talked with Biddle by telephone. At the request of both the Polish and Rumanian Governments, in view of Russian advance towards Rumanian border, he leaves with his whole staff for Bucharest tonight on their way to France on first available train where Polish Government will establish itself. Gunther.”