Marshall Mission Files, Lot 54–D270

Memorandum by General Chen Cheng to General Marshall

The President of the Chinese Government issued an order to all the troops in China on 8 November to stop fighting and to remain in their present positions. This order will become effective at 12 o’clock noon 11th November. Please notify the Communist Representative, and ask him to attend the meeting of the Committee of Three to discuss cease fire measures. Prompt transmission of this information to the Communist representative and an early reply would be appreciated.