740.00119 EAC/1–945: Telegram

The Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Winant) to the Secretary of State

312. Comea93 147. My 313, January 9, midnight.94 At today’s meeting of the European Advisory Commission, Strang,95 supported by the French, pressed for early consideration of the British proposal for the establishment of a restitution commission (my 10368, November 24, 10 p.m. Comea 13196). In line with Department’s 10731 of December 27, 4 p.m.,97 I gave no indication that we would be ready for early discussion of restitution and reparation.

  1. Series designation for telegrams from London dealing with affairs in the European Advisory Commission. Ambassador John G. Winant was U.S. representative on the Commission.
  2. Infra.
  3. Sir William Strang, United Kingdom representative on the European Advisory Commission.
  4. Not printed.
  5. Foreign Relations, 1944, vol. i, p. 426.