800.20251T/1a Suppl.: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Consul at Dakar (Flexer)

107. Department’s 72, July 31, 6 p.m.80 Department wishes to be kept informed on (1) feeling among the Services, civilian officials and French native population (2) influence of economic conditions on morale, including a summary of economic conditions from time to time (3) effect of United Nations broadcasts and propaganda generally, including an estimate of number of medium and short wave radio sets in use and quality and reception of British and French transmissions (4) evidence of enemy infiltration (5) names of potentially friendly contacts.

Please telegraph at very frequent intervals and as fully as possible such information as may be available covering Senegal and if possible French Guinea and Sudan.

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