740.00119 (Potsdam)/7–1845: Telegram
The Assistant Secretary of
State (Clayton) and
the Adviser on German Economic Affairs (Despres) to the Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of State
for Economic Affairs (Thorp)1
Victory 56. For Thorp from Clayton and Despres.
Please advise us whether Soviet [Union] has been informed of U. S. proposal for directive on German coal production and exports.2