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(Untitled), 17 Mar 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/212/136

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Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" hoping a conflict over responsibilities in Indo-China [later Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam] between Lord Louis Mountbatten [later Lord Mountbatten of Burma, Supreme Allied Commander South East Asia] and Major General Albert Wedemeyer [Commander United States Forces in the China Theatre] can be cleared up: stating that Mountbatten has a vital interest in this sphere and has received an oral understanding from Chiang Kai Shek [President of China] that he may attack Indo-China. Photocopy.


  • Creation: 17 Mar 1945

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