Chapter II: April–July 3, 1941

Anglo-American cooperation to counteract extension of Japanese control in Thailand; British proposal of declaration by United States, British, and Netherlands Governments respecting threat to their security from farther Japanese southward advance; disinclination of Secretary of State to issue further statement to Japan (April 28); signature of Franco-Japanese commercial accords on Indochina (May 6) and of Thai-Indochina peace settlement (May 9) at Tokyo; American representations to Japan and France over Japanese military seizure of American transit cargoes in French Indochina; breakdown of Japanese-Netherlands East Indies economic negotiations (June 17); American decision to offer economic aid to Thailand

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[120] Memorandum of Conversation, by the Secretary of State

792.94/95


[121] The British Embassy to the Department of State

792.94/95


[122] The British Embassy to the Department of State

792.94/95


[124] Memorandum of Conversation, by the Under Secretary of State (Welles)

740.0011 P. W./186


[125] The Consul General at Batavia ( Foote ) to the Secretary of State

756D.94/137: Telegram


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

740.0011 P. W./187: Telegram


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

740.0011 P. W./185: Telegram


[132] The Ambassador in the United Kingdom ( Winant ) to the Secretary of State

761.9411/112: Telegram


[133] The Ambassador in the United Kingdom ( Winant ) to the Secretary of State

792.94/98: Telegram


[134] The British Embassy to the Department of State

740.0011 P. W./192


[135] The British Embassy to the Department of State

740.0011 P. W./192


[136] Memorandum of Conversation, by the Secretary of State

740.0011 P. W./192


[137] The Australian Minister ( Casey ) to the Secretary of State

740.0011 Pacific War/222


[138] The Navy Department to the Department of State

792.94/117


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

740.0011 P. W./193: Telegram


[140] Memorandum of Conversation, by the Secretary of State

740.0011 P. W./201


[141] The Netherlands Chargé ( Van Boetzelaer ) to the Secretary of State

740.0011 P. W./212


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

751G.94/336: Telegram


[143] The Consul General at Batavia ( Foote ) to the Secretary of State

756D.94/142: Telegram


[145] The Ambassador in France ( Leahy ) to the Secretary of State

751G.92/442: Telegram


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

751G.94/342: Telegram


[147] The Minister in Thailand ( Grant ) to the Secretary of State

811.20 (D) Regulations/2082: Telegram


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

751G.92/443: Telegram