Marshall Mission Files, Lot 54–D270: Telegram

The Chief of Staff (Eisenhower) to General Marshall

93274. Recent press reports from Shanghai, repeated here, relative to General Wedemeyer’s35 impending return to China imply your early return to the United States. In the belief that this may be embarrassing to you in your present negotiations I am prepared to relieve Wedemeyer of assignment to China and re-assign him to the Continental US, without in any way prejudicing future plans. Wedemeyer concurs. Please advise.

  1. Lt. Gen. Albert C. Wedemeyer, until April Commanding General, U. S. Forces, China Theater.