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The Secretary of State to the Greek Ambassador (Diamantopoulos)

Excellency: I have the honor to refer to my note of October 30, 1942,95 regarding the formation of separate battalions of Greek subjects in the Army of the United States.

There is quoted below the text of a communication on this subject which has been received from the War Department:

“The War Department is initiating action to form an Infantry Battalion with Greek Nationals at an early date. Announcement of [Page 822]this action will be made to the public at the Secretary of War’s next press conference.”96

Accept [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
Sumner Welles
  1. Not printed.
  2. Announcement was made by the War Department on December 12, 1942.