740.00119 Control (Germany)/7–3045: Telegram

No. 999
The Secretary of State to the Chargé in the Soviet Union (Kennan)1


Victory 419. Sent to Moscow repeated Department for information.

Re note delivered to Soviets on German assets in Spain,2 we have received word from US Military Attaché, Stockholm,3 that Russian Delegation has conducted a survey in Sweden of interned German planes (presumably including only those coming to Sweden from Soviet-German front), which are proposed to be flown out as war booty.4 Newspapers have publicized Russian plans, together with statement that no request concerning remainder has been made by US or UK.

  1. Printed from the text received in the Department of State.
  2. See document No. 997.
  3. Brigadier General Alfred A. Kessler, Jr.
  4. See document No. 990.