894A.00/3–947: Telegram

The Ambassador in China (Stuart) to the Secretary of State

500. Special representative Gimo departed Nanking this morning by air for Taipei. (Reference Embassy’s telegram 499, March 9.) Colonel F. J. Dau, Assistant Military Attaché, acting as Embassy courier, proceeded on same aircraft to observe situation.

Press currently reporting impending relief of General Chen Yi as Governor of Taiwan.