740.00118 European War 1939/1075: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Colombia (Braden)

212. Your 232, February 19, 1942. While the War Department has no objection to its officers’ attached to the consulates in Colombia wearing civilian dress, it believes they should have with them a set of uniforms for emergency use. The War Department proposes to send the uniforms to the Military Attaché in Bogotá for storage. It would be left to your discretion when and if these uniforms should be worn.

The Department perceives no objection.

Please telegraph your views.