345.1121 Benz, Heinrich/13: Telegram

The Consul General at Calcutta (Wilson) to the Secretary of State

Reference the Department’s telegram of October 4, 8 p.m. The Government of India has announced that it will release Benz for repatriation. As Benz is understood to be practically destitute can the Department arrange with American Export Line through Maritime Commission for his transportation from Calcutta at nominal rate? Please refer to despatch No. 147 dated November 15, 1940, from American Consul at Bombay.6

  1. Not found in Department files.