REPRODUCED AT THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES

PARAPHRASE OF TELEGRAM SENT

From the Special War Problems Division

Department of State

Date: August 2, 1945

 

FROM:        Secretary of State, Washington.

TO:             American Legation, Bern.

DATED:      June 25, 1945

NUMBER:    2137

 

         The Transfer of the civilian internees from Weihsien to Teckow (Techow) has been reported to the Department.

Please ask the Swiss Government to obtain information as to the truth of this report. Should the report prove false, please ascertain whether such a transfer is contemplated by the Japanese authorities.

 

740.00115 PW/6-2545

SWP:EJSpence

N.D.L.R. Location of Techow, Shandong, China (Latitude: 37° 26' 55 N, Longitude: 116° 17' 33 E)