740.0011 E.W./7–1244: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Winant)

5472. For Phillips. If proposal outlined in your 5477 July 12 is agreeable to the British, we have no objection to statement being issued by the Supreme Allied Commander.26 We would regard such a statement as being without prejudice to the proposal for a further statement on a governmental basis should that be considered desirable.

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[For texts of statements by the Secretary of State issued on July 14, 1944, on Nazi atrocities in Hungary and Greece, see Department of State Bulletin, July 16, 1944, page 59.]

  1. For text of the warning, see the London Times, July 17, 1944, p. 3, col. 3.