740.00119 (Potsdam)/5–2446

No. 397
Briefing Book Paper
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East Prussia

Recommendation:—East Prussia (except for the Koenigsberg district, which presumably will go to the Soviet Union) should be ceded to Poland.
Basic Data:— …
… The whole of East Prussia is claimed by the Warsaw Polish Government. The Soviet Union favors Polish acquisition of East Prussia or all of the province except for the northeastern sector, including the chief city and part [port] of Koenigsberg which it intends to annex. …
  1. For the full text of this briefing paper, see attachment 1 to document No. 513.