740.00114 Pacific War/3–347: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers in Japan (MacArthur)

74. For Political Adviser. In light of Nanking’s 340 (repeated Tokyo Feb 22) Dept feels inadvisable U. S. initiate action at this time toward repatriation Jap holdout forces Manchuria.

Sent Tokyo repeated Nanking. Embassy pass copy to Underwood.