121.893/7–1147: Telegram

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

857. The President of the United States desires to send General Wedemeyer and a small group of assistants to make a fact-findinsr appraisal of the current and projected situation in China and Korea. General Wedemeyer will leave almost immediately and the duration of his mission is estimated at 1 month to 6 weeks.

Please see the Generalissimo12a as soon as practical and deliver the above message.

  1. Chiang Kai-shek, President of the Nationalist Government of the Republic of China.