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Army Council discussions regarding the impact of war with Japan in China

Citation: Lambert, E. W. (1939) Army Council discussions regarding the impact of war with Japan in China. No Publisher. (Unpublished)

Army Council discussions regarding the impact of war with Japan in China. It includes the Council's position on British nationals in China, the need to consult with teh French and American governments on this matter, withdrawal of French and British garrisons in Northern China in an event of war, request US protection of British nationals through internment, the British military have been directed to not offer resistance to Japanese aggression, and the conditions in which US actions could lead to an alliance with Britain in the war.

Additional Information: Creators: E. W. Lambert (UK Foreign Office Official); Recipients: Alexander Cadogan (UK Permanent Under Secretaries of State for Foreign Affairs); Writing format: Print;
Creators: Lambert, E. W. and
Subjects: Politics
History
Keywords: Despatch, Japan, *Tientsin (Japanese concession), China, United Kingdom, United of States of America, *Shanghai (French concession), *Shanghai (International concession), France,
Divisions: Institute of Latin American Studies
Collections: Atlantic Archive: UK-US Relations in an Age of Global War 1939-1945
Dates:
  • 19 May 1939 (completed)
References: TNA Reference: FO 115/ 3420 - Chinese Safety of British Nationals; Project Record ID: A00001251;

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