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Report of a conversation with the US Ambassador

Citation: Bennett, J. C. Sterndale (1941) Report of a conversation with the US Ambassador. No Publisher, uk. (Unpublished)

Effects of Matsuoka's tour and the end of the Russo-Japanese Neutrality Pact upon Japanese policy. Winant supports the current Foreign Office view of the Far Eastern situation. Discussion of the degree of US appreciation for the political significance of Singapore. Both Roosevelt and Cordell Hull seem keen to concentrate greater military force at Manila, although the naval authorities were resistant of this.

Additional Information: Department: UK; Creators: J. C. Sterndale Bennett (Head of UK Far East Office, Foreign Office); Recipients: Edward Frederick Lindley Wood (UK Ambassador to the US); Writing format: Print;
Creators: Bennett, J. C. Sterndale and
Subjects: Politics
History
Keywords: Despatch, United Kingdom, United of States of America, Japan, Soviet Union,
Divisions: Institute of Latin American Studies
Collections: Atlantic Archive: UK-US Relations in an Age of Global War 1939-1945
Dates:
  • 19 April 1941 (completed)
References: TNA Reference: FO 115/ 3425 - Far East affairs 1941; Project Record ID: A00001833;

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