861.51/2953: Telegram

The Third Secretary of Embassy in the Soviet Union ( Reinhardt ) to the Secretary of State

318. Reference Embassy’s 316, April 15.72 The Soviet press of April 17 publishes an announcement that the 1942 National Defense Loan was over-subscribed within 2 days. Former loans have usually required from 1 to 4 weeks until fully subscribed.

Repeated to Moscow.

  1. Not printed; this telegram reported that the loan was announced on April 14, in the amount of 10 billion rubles for a term of 20 years (861.51/2950).