835.00–N/74: Telegram

The Ambassador in Argentina (Armour) to the Secretary of State

230. The surrender of France has served to strengthen materially the hands of the pro-Nazi elements here and that the Government is now faced with a situation that might conceivably get out of hand. Without wishing to appear to exaggerate the gravity of conditions, I feel strongly that our Government should take prompt and energetic action to meet this danger.

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