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)