893.796/350: Telegram

The Ambassador in China ( Gauss ) to the Secretary of State

1859. Embassy’s 1849, October 2. An informed official of China Defense Supplies states that Chinese have no intention of reorganizing CATC into Sino-British concern and that, of the 5 Lend-Lease planes which the Generalissimo recently ordered turned over to the Aeronautical Commission, 2 will be retained by the Commission for its own use, such as transportation of military officers, and 3 will be allocated to CATC for internal commercial transport.