893.00/9–2348: Telegram

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

1447. Dept forwarded Tsingtao’s 144, Sept. 2318 sent Nanking as 274 to Secretary Air Force for comment. He replied19 “no truth whatever” in statement first para Tsingtao telegram (ur 1767, Sept. 2720).

  1. Not printed; its first paragraph was as follows: “Willauer of CAT here yesterday returning shortly from Mukden. He informed local CAT manager ‘new A[merican] V[olunteer] G[roup] not far off’ as follow-up to conversation in which he told of interview he held in Washington with Air Force Secretary Symington.”
  2. Letter dated October 4 not printed.
  3. Not printed.