810.20 Defense/230: Telegram

The Ambassador in Brazil ( Caffery ) to the Secretary of State

480. My 476, September 23, 3 p.m. In line with Aranha’s statement to me on Sunday the Brazilian Chief of Staff gave Colonel Miller yesterday a secret signed 4–page statement regarding Brazil’s willingness to cooperate with the United States in hemispheric defense. This is in reply to the memorandum prepared by our War Department on the subject.67 I am forwarding the document and translation by air mail.68

  1. Memorandum not found in Department files.
  2. Not printed.