740.0011 European War 1939/33778: Telegram

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

2687. Personal to the Secretary. This noon General Spaatz59 and I called at the Swiss Legation and expressed to Mr. Girardet, who is Chargé d’Affaires in the absence of the Minister, our deep regret at the accidental bombing of Schaffhausen by our Air Force. General Spaatz told Mr. Girardet how sincerely sorry our airmen were that this had happened.

  1. Gen. Carl Spaatz, Commanding General, United Slates Strategic Air Forces in European Theater of Operations.