Marshall Mission Files, Lot 54–D270: Telegram

Lieutenant General Alvan C. Gillem, Jr., to General Marshall

433. Following statement issued by PPC for your information.

“To General Marshall, Excellency: During the past few months your excellency has with deep understanding exerted yourself to the utmost assisting our Supreme Commander to overcome the various kinds of military difficulties which have arisen following the War. By doing so, you not only have exchanged the friendly relations between China and the United States but also have made a true contribution toward the achievement of unity in China. We the members of the People’s Political Council now in session, having come from all parts of China, share a common feeling of gratitude to your excellency for your enthusiasm and determination as well as your spirit of unselfish service. In accordance with a resolution passed by the People’s Political Council in plenary session, we hereby address this airgram to you to convey our appreciation. From the People’s Political Council of the Republic of China, April 2, 1946. Sealed People’s Political Council.”