740.0011 European War 1939/6704: Telegram

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

I have been asked to accompany High Commissioner de Larminat on a visit by plane to Libreville and Port Gentil to witness the effects of the recent bombs. Departure set for early in the morning November 20. Respectfully request Department’s advice in time to accept or decline.

De Gaulle left for London today.