346B.115 Standard Oil Co./15: Telegram

The Chargé in Italy (Reed) to the Secretary of State

1054. Department’s telegram No. 512, October 26, 4 p.m. Note and oral protest delivered this morning to Anfuso, Chief of Cabinet at the Foreign Office. He did not comment other than to say that while the incidents were regrettable they occurred in the course of military operations. He said he would refer both protests immediately to the Ministry of Italian Africa.