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Actions to be taken by the British garrisons in Shanghai and Tientsin if Japan attacks

Citation: Clarke, Ashley (1939) Actions to be taken by the British garrisons in Shanghai and Tientsin if Japan attacks. No Publisher. (Unpublished)

Correspondence from the Foreign Office (A00001244) concerning actions to be taken by the British garrisons in Shanghai and Tientsin if the Japanese threaten these settlements or are at war with the British. It also includes discussion on disclosing instructions to US military if Japanese troops enter Tientsin, Japanese numerical superiority precluding effective resistance, and Japanese aggression serving as a casus belli, precipitating war in Europe.

Additional Information: Creators: Ashley Clarke (UK Foreign Office Official); Recipients: Ronald Charles Lindsay (UK Ambassador to US); Writing format: Print;
Creators: Clarke, Ashley 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:
  • 24 August 1939 (completed)
References: TNA Reference: FO 115/ 3420 - Chinese Safety of British Nationals; Project Record ID: A00001244;

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