811.20 Defense (M)/4713/22: Telegram

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

18. My number 12 of July 3, noon.28 The Ministry of Colonies has been discovered29 and Chauvel30 stated yesterday that a telegram ordering the immediate release of our wolfram ore and antimony in Indochina had gone forward.

  1. Not printed.
  2. The Ministry of Colonies was in the process of moving from Bordeaux to Vichy.
  3. Jean Chauvel, Chief of the Far Eastern Division of the French Foreign Office.