740.0011 PW/7–1445: Telegram
Secretary of State to the Ambassador in the
United Kingdom (Winant)
u. s. urgent
5773. Ital Ambassador has informed Dept Italy has declared war against Japan and that declaration will be made public July 15. Dept therefore proposes to announce on July 17 this Govt’s intention to support officially Italy’s admission in due course to world security organization.
Inform Foreign Office urgently of Dept’s intention and express hope that British Govt will support American position.