893.20/3–348: Telegram

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

398. General Barr tells me Gimo42 has issued instructions for establishment in Nanking US type individual replacement training center for newly inducted troops. Gimo has requested Barr to assist in organizing and operating this center which it is hoped will be a model for others to be established in near future. I sincerely hope you will see your way possible to authorizing Barr to comply with Gimo’s request particularly as this center would be in Nanking as visible public evidence of Gimo’s intentions to train troops prior to being sent to front as replacements.

  1. Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek.