795.00/11–2950: Telegram

The Joint Chiefs of Staff to the Commander in Chief, Far East (MacArthur)

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JCS 97592. We approve your plan in last paragraph of your C 699531 and any directive in conflict therewith is deferred. Strategic and tactical considerations are now paramount. What are your plans regarding the coordination of operations of the Eighth Army and X Corps and the positioning of X Corps the units of which appear to us to be exposed?

  1. Received at 4:46 a. m. on November 28, p. 1237.