Memorandum by the Committee of Three to Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek54

We, General Chang Chun, authorized representative of the National Government; General Chou En-lai, authorized representative of the Chinese Communist Party[,] and General George C. Marshall do urgently recommend that the Military Sub-Committee, agreed to on 11 October 1945, be convened immediately to develop a plan for the reorganization of the Armies of China at the earliest possible date.

[Page 189]

A similar memorandum55 is being forwarded to Chairman Mao Tse-tung56 through General Chou En-lai.

Chang Chun
Chou En-lai
G. C. Marshall
  1. Copy transmitted to the Secretary of State by General Marshall with his memorandum of January 17; received January 31.
  2. Not printed.
  3. Chairman of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party.