Efforts of the United States to resolve certain differences with Australia concerning disposal of war surplus materials and fixed military installations in the Southwest Pacific

[For documentation on this subject, involving unfulfilled pipeline shipments to Australia, unauthorized sales of U.S. war surplus at Milne Bay, Finschhafen, etc., disposal of U.S. fixed installations at New Guinea, maintenance of custodial services for Lend-Lease materials at Brisbane and Sydney, and continued operation of the military base at Manus Island, see Department of State files 847.24FLC and 841.24FLC.]