740.00118 European War (1939)/1807: Telegram

The Secretary of State to Mr. William Phillips, Personal Representative of President Roosevelt in India

161. War Department desires to rescind its decision mentioned in Department’s 81, February 969 and to obtain for its Observers mentioned therein the status and designation of “Military Observers with Personal rank of Military Attaché and Assistant Military Attachés.” Please inquire whether these assignments will be agreeable to Government of India. Telegraph. Embassy at London informed.

  1. Not printed; see airgram No. A–420, February 10, to the Ambassador in the United Kingdom, p. 234.