800.24/8–145: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Brazil ( Berle )

1897. Presidential Directive interpreting prior Directive of July 5, 1945 has been issued to JCS. With respect to Brazil interpretation specifically authorizes as lend-leasable the hospitalization of wounded, transport of Brazilian Expeditionary Force to Brazil, return of military personnel being trained in the US, transfers for naval and air patrols, transfers to be used directly in support of redeployment (air sea rescue, ATC installations, weather stations), transfers for equipping forces participating directly in the Pacific Theater.