740.00115A Pacific War/218: Telegram

The Minister in Switzerland ( Harrison ) to the Secretary of State

3736. American interests—Philippines. Legation’s 3686, August 10.97 Intercroixrouge states Japanese authorities gave following information to Intercroixrouge’s representative Tokyo regarding Philippines: “Prisoners of war and civilian internees under good conditions. Internment camp Santo Tomas, Manila, large and well organized. Sanitary, food and clothing situation prisoners and internees good.”

Harrison
  1. Not printed; it reported that International Red Cross efforts to send a delegation to the Philippines had failed (740.00115A Pacific War/213).