740.00115A Pacific War/1: Telegram

The Chargé in Switzerland (Huddle) to the Secretary of State

468. American interests—Thailand. Department’s 328, 18th. Foreign Office note December 26 quotes following telegram from Swiss Consul, Bangkok (German translation):

“Americans living in Bangkok were placed protective camp (Schutz-lager) in Bangkok December 23 with British subjects. Those living outside Bangkok will be brought there later. Those that are sick and cannot be moved will be allowed to recover before being sent to the camp. The Consulate has contact up to present with the camp.”