711.94114A/5–245: Telegram

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

2569. American Interests—Japan. Your 1222, March 26.37 Swiss note April 30 states Swiss Legation Tokyo reports increasing difficulties in obtaining authorization visit camps because of bombardments in areas where camps located.38

  1. Not printed; it requested the latest available information regarding prisoner-of-war camps in or near Yokohama, Tokyo, Osaka, Kobe, and Nagoya (711.-94114A/3–2645).
  2. In telegram 3057, June 5, 7 p.m., the Minister in Switzerland reported that Mr. Gorgé, in continuing his efforts to obtain authorization to visit POW camps, had addressed an urgent letter to “Minister Tojo” (711.94114A/6–545), presumably Shigenori Togo who became Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs on April 9, 1945.