893.24/1–1249: Telegram

The Chargé in the United Kingdom (Holmes) to the Secretary of State

136. Deptel 82, January 7, 6 p. m. Minister Supply states has supply tanks [and] armored cars originally intended for scrapping but War Office has requested they be retained for possible re-use, subject to consideration of Five Power Military Committee. If not required may be available for sale to Chinese, subject US approval. Despatch12 follows.

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