740.00114A European War 1939/113: Telegram
The Ambassador in Spain (Hayes) to the Secretary of State
[Received November 14, 1942—9 p.m.]
1778. The following telegram has been sent to Tangier.
November 13, 2 p.m. Your 573 to Department November 9, 11 p.m. British Embassy in Madrid has obtained release and departure of British aviators forced down in Spain and this Embassy will attempt to do likewise in similar cases.
There is a possibility that American aviators now in Morocco might be released if you make representation to that end. If not suggest you telegraph following information to me: name in full, branch of service, rank and serial numbers.
Repeated to Department.