740.0011 European War 1939/3680: Telegram
The Ambassador in Brazil (Caffery) to the Secretary of State
[Received June 11—6:50 p.m.]
265. Italy’s entrance into the war has increased the concern of the Government as to the attitude of the large German and Italian populations here. This was demonstrated today in a speech made by President Vargas for Navy Day: While he praised Pan-American ideals and so on, in several places he made statements which are manifestly sops to those groups.