893.248/11–1948: Telegram

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

2263. ReDeptel 1627, November 15 and Embtel 2249 November 18, repeated Shanghai 1123. Shanghai papers November 18 carry New [Page 293] York date line story received by telephone from Shanghai quoting Chennault as saying he has no plans to establish AVG and that he has not been approached on subject by Chinese Government.

Sent Department, repeated Shanghai 1132.