893.014/1–2047: Telegram

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

281. Implementation air mapping program envisaged Embtel 1737 Oct 25, 19462 and subject Deptel 979 Nov 13 considered politically inexpedient. Dept informed China deleted from War Dept mapping program. Request Chinese Govt be notified no further action contemplated reference above program. War Dept forwarding through military channels alternate proposal of limited scope to which State Dept interposes no objection.