390.1115A/1–945: Telegram

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

25. Embassy’s telegram 81 to Delhi32 referred to Government personnel only (Department’s 34, January 633). Embassy is continuing endeavors to facilitate withdrawal from China of non-essential Americans (Embassy’s 3, January 2). This program has been retarded due to temporary stabilization of military situation and it is feared would be completely nullified were additional civilians other than Government personnel authorized to proceed to China except in cases of special emergency.

  1. Telegram No. 81, December 23, 1944, 3 p.m., to the Commissioner at New Delhi (Merrell), not printed.
  2. Not printed.