893.20 Mission/9–1045: Telegram

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

1434. Replying to your 1562, September 10, 8 p.m., the President is agreeable in principle to the establishment of a Military Mission in China.

He has directed that General Wedemeyer and Rear Admiral Miles36 will collaborate in the submission of proposals to the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

For the information of General Wedemeyer and Admiral Miles, the State-War-Navy Coordinating Committee, at the President’s direction, is preparing recommendations on this matter.

  1. Milton Edward Miles, U. S. N., Commander, U. S. Naval Group, China.