891.20/207: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Iran (Dreyfus)

242. Your 443, April 28.29 The following schedule of additional compensation for members of the proposed United States Military Mission to Iran has been computed in accordance with the formula approved by the President on May 13, 1943.

Chief of Mission $4,207
Assistant Chief of Mission $3,907
All other commissioned officers $3,757
Enlisted men $2,705

However, as indicated in the Department’s instruction no. 155 of November 5, 194230 no compensation can be accepted by members of the Mission from the Iranian Government until the proposed agreement is signed.

  1. Not printed; it transmitted request of General Ridley that War Department telegraph scale of wages it was prepared to approve for American Army officers on detached civilian duty in Iran.
  2. Foreign Relations, 1942, vol. iv, p. 260.