740.0011 European War 1939/10100: Telegram

The Minister in Bulgaria ( Earle ) to the Secretary of State

201. Excellent semi-official Bulgarian source informs me official communiqué will be issued in 6 hours stating for policing and administrative purposes Bulgarian troops will move today into Grecian Thrace and Grecian and Yugoslav Macedonia4 excepting such military zones as Salonica, Ochrid and Struga.

  1. In connection with the war between Bulgaria and Yugoslavia and Greece, see President Roosevelt’s Proclamation and Regulations, April 24, 1941, Department of State Bulletin, April 26, 1941, p. 495.