740.00114A European War 1939/186: Telegram

The Chargé at Tangier (Childs) to the Secretary of State

8. My 922, December 30.15 Major Bernadoni16 was informed today by the officer in Tetuán in charge of our internees that orders had [Page 730] been received for the sending of 17 of them to Madrid by a plane which had arrived for that purpose. It was added the 17 are to be turned over to our Embassy in Madrid for repatriation. The 17 include 9 officers at Melilla and the ranking officer at Xauen who will be the first to be sent to Madrid by the plane which can only carry 10 at a time. Departure will depend upon the weather.

Repeated to Madrid.

  1. Not printed.
  2. Maj. Bernard Bernadoni, Assistant Military Attaché at the Legation in Tangier.