740.0011 European War 1939/5299: Telegram

The Consul at Leopoldville (Mallon) to the Secretary of State

Referring to my telegram of this morning, Husson, Governor General of French Equatorial Africa, physically attacked by pro-De Gaulle faction escaped to Leopoldville and has sought refuge with the Governor General of the Belgian Congo. The whole of French Equatorial Africa has now declared for De Gaulle. De Larminat has gone to Brazzaville.