European Advisory Commission Files: Lot 52 M 64
Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff to the Combined Chiefs of Staff
[ Washington ,] 27 February 1945.
Freedom of Transit Across Zones of Occupation
- The enclosed memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff is presented for consideration by the Combined Chiefs of Staff. A copy has been presented to the Red General Staff through the U. S. Military Mission to the U.S.S.R.
- The United States Chiefs of Staff wish to make it clear that the memorandum does not affect or refer to the present transit arrangement between Bremen-Bremerhaven and the Southwestern area.
- British concurrence in these views were set forth in a memorandum by the Representatives of the British Chiefs of Staff, C.C.S. 786/1, March 9, 1945. No answer appears to have been received from the Soviet authorities↩