841.248/1201¾: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Personal Representative of the President in India ( Johnson )

161. With reference to your no. 190, April 17, 8 p.m. The President desires that the following message from him be conveyed to Colonel Johnson:

“General Brereton has been fully informed of the reinforcements in airplanes he is to expect in the near future and has been directed to operate under the operational control of the appropriate British commander operating in defense of the eastern coast of India. Roosevelt.”