Reports of unofficial suggestions from Japanese sources that Japan was ready to make peace 87

87. For previous documentation, see Foreign Relations, 1944, vol. v, pp. 1183 ff. For additional material obtained from the Japanese Foreign Office archives, see section on “Peace feelers through the Soviet Union” in Foreign Relations, The Conference of Berlin (The Potsdam Conference), 1945, vol. i, pp. 873 883; ibid., vol. ii, pp. 1248 1264. These volumes also contain documentation in regard to the surrender of Japan; see ibid., vol. i, pp. 884 ff., and ibid., vol. ii, pp. 1265 ff.


[342] The Personal Representative of President Roosevelt to Pope Pius XII (Taylor) to the Secretary of State

740.00119 PW/2–2345: Telegram


[343] The Minister in Sweden (Johnson) to the Secretary of State

740.00119 P.W./4–645: Telegram


[344] The Minister in Sweden (Johnson) to the Secretary of State

740.00119 P.W./4–745: Telegram


[345] The Secretary of State to the Minister in Sweden (Johnson)

740.00119 P.W./4–645: Telegram


[346] The Ambassador in Portugal (Baruch) to the Secretary of State

740.00119 PW/5–745: Telegram


[347] The Minister in Sweden (Johnson) to the Secretary of State

740.00119 P.W./5–1145


[348] The Acting Secretary of State to the Minister in Sweden (Johnson)

740.00119 PW/5–1145: Telegram


[351] The Minister in Sweden (Johnson) to the Secretary of State

740.00119 P.W./5–1745: Telegram


[352] The Ambassador in Portugal (Baruch) to the Secretary of State

740.00119 PW/5–1945: Telegram


[353] The Ambassador in China (Hurley) to the Secretary of State

740.00119 P.W./5–2845: Telegram


[354] The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in China (Hurley)

740.00119 PW/5–2845: Telegram


[355] The Ambassador in Portugal (Baruch) to the Secretary of State

740.00119 P.W./5–3045: Airgram


[356] Memorandum by the Acting Secretary of State to President Truman

740.00119 P.W./6–145


[359] The Minister in Sweden (Johnson) to the Secretary of State

740.00119 PW/7–645: Telegram


[362] The Minister in Switzerland (Harrison) to the Secretary of State

740.00119 PW/7–1845: Telegram