711.94/2186: Telegram

The Ambassador in Japan (Grew) to the Secretary of State

1286. For the Secretary and the Under Secretary only. Embassy’s 1267, August 18, 9 p.m. The Minister for Foreign Affairs sent me word this morning through the Director of the American Bureau that the German Ambassador had yesterday called on Admiral Toyoda and had asked what was the subject of the conversation which I had with Admiral Toyoda on August 18, and that Admiral Toyoda had informed the German Ambassador that I had called to make representations with regard to a number of specific cases of difficulties experienced by Americans in Japan and China.