740.00116 European War 1939/1052: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador to the Polish Government in Exile ( Biddle ), at London


Polish Series No. 26. With reference to your despatch no. 369, August 10, it has been agreed with the British to issue on August 30 [Page 415] an identic declaration on German crimes in Poland, the British text of which may be obtained from Ambassador Winant. Ours will be identic with appropriate changes for the United States Government.

If the British concur, it is planned to inform the Soviet Government of the text of the declaration on August 28. If this procedure is agreed upon and the British concur, you may give the text of the declaration to the Polish Government on that date.

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