740.0011 P. W./877: Telegram

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

The following note was received yesterday:

“Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tokyo, December 8, 1941. Excellency, I have the honor to inform Your Excellency that there has [Page 740] arisen a state of war between Your Excellency’s country and Japan beginning today. I avail, et cetera. (Signed) Shigenori Togo, Minister for Foreign Affairs.”