740.0011 European War 1939/22896: Telegram

The Consul General at Casablanca (Russell) to the Secretary of State

543. German Commission has started control of commercial vessels arriving in port. On Dakar convoy all soldiers disembarked immediately on ships coming alongside quays paraded and were inspected [Page 339] by Commission. Ships’ officers much annoyed by arbitrary manner in which this complete control exercised.

Repeated to Algiers, by courier to Tangier.