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.”

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