The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Venezuela (Corrigan)


131. Dept. has notified Venezuelan representatives of availability for their purchase from surplus of military ground equipment for 1 Battalion of Infantry, 1 Battery of Light Field Artillery, 2,000 .45 calibre pistols for police purposes, and the following aircraft: 3 C–47’s,5 (C–45’s, AT–11’s, or AT–7’s).

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Details concerning prices and terms to be arranged by Venezuelan representatives directly with Foreign Liquidation Commission.

Above equipment excludes some civilian items, particularly motor vehicles, not now available in surplus.