855.001 Leopold/5–1045: Telegram
The Ambassador in France (Caffery) to the Secretary of State
[Received 12:17 p.m.]
2495. From Murphy.71 Re my 2450 May 7, midnight.72 Leopold of Belgium was captured May 7 from armed SS73 guard at his residence near Strobl. With him are his wife, four children, two aides and some servants. A guard has been provided for the protection of the King and his family.
Sent Department as 2495 repeated to Brussels as 43.