701.6235/4–445: Telegram

The Chargé in Argentina ( Reed ) to the Secretary of State

636. Decree dated April 2 just released confiscating all real estate and goods and chattels of the German and Japanese States in Argentine territory except the houses and furnishings of the respective Embassies. Other decree of same date provides internment of diplomatic and consular representatives of Japan, their families and their administrative and domestic personnel of Japanese nationality.

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Secretariat of Aviation cancelled flying licenses and student pilot certificates of Japanese and German citizens.

Reed