840.48 Refugees/3175

The Czechoslovak Legation to the Department of State

The Czechoslovak Legation begs to inform the Department of State that it is greatly interested in the proposed plan of the President’s Advisory Committee on Political Refugees to evacuate from unoccupied France 5000 refugee children of all nationalities.

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Although the exact number of Czechoslovak children who could be included in the above mentioned number of children now under consideration for evacuation is not yet known, the Czechoslovak Legation is authorized to assume responsibility for the return to Czechoslovakia of all Czechoslovak children who would find temporary refuge and safety in the United States for the duration of the war.