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US responses to a potential Japanese attack on British and French interests in Shanghai and Tientsin

Citation: Hornbeck, Stanley K. (1939) US responses to a potential Japanese attack on British and French interests in Shanghai and Tientsin. No Publisher. (Unpublished)

Aide-mémoire on the subject of US forces in China intended for protecting American lives and property, and not for combat operations, US reluctance to detail its response in case of a Japanese attack on international concessions in China, and to support evacuation or internment of British military in the Shanghai and Tientsin garrisons should they have to surrender to the Japanese.

Additional Information: Creators: Stanley K. Hornbeck (Special Adviser to US Secretary of State); Writing format: Print;
Creators: Hornbeck, Stanley K. and
Subjects: Politics
History
Keywords: Aide memoire, 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:
  • 4 September 1939 (completed)
References: TNA Reference: FO 115/ 3420 - Chinese Safety of British Nationals; Project Record ID: A00001239;

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