810.20 Defense/236½: Telegram

The Ambassador in Peru ( Norweb ) to the Secretary of State

142. Please communicate substance of the following to General Strong, War Plans Division, War Department, from Major Taylor.

Peru will permit the taking of aerial photographs in connection with plans for hemisphere defense preferably using Peruvian personnel and American equipment under direction of American aviation mission. The Peruvian Government has authorized army medical mission under agenda. The results of the conference to date are entirely satisfactory. Taylor will leave for La Paz on the 21st.