855.001 Leopold/8–1745: Telegram

The United States Political Adviser for Germany (Murphy) to the Secretary of State

317. You are doubtless aware of the contents of KDFET [USFET?] signal S–16893 repeated to AGWar87 and Mission to Belgium, instructing US Second Corps to provide King Leopold with facilities to Swiss border should he decide to move to Switzerland about August 31, as indicated in a message received from the King’s secretary. Mission to Belgium has now informed Second Corps that King’s aid is leaving Brussels for Switzerland August 18 to make arrangements for King’s arrival.

Repeated to Bern as 15, sent to Dept as 317.

  1. Adjutant General, War Department.