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Report of a conversation with the US Ambassador, April 19 1941

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.
Item Type: Despatch
Date: 19 April 1941
Title of document: Report of a conversation with the US Ambassador
Authors or Creators: Bennett, J. C. Sterndale (Head of UK Far East Office, Foreign Office)
Recipients: Wood, Edward Frederick Lindley (UK Ambassador to the US)
Places: Europe > Northern Europe > United Kingdom
The Americas > North America > United of States of America
Asia > Eastern Asia > Japan
Europe > Eastern Europe > Soviet Union
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Reference: FO 115/ 3425 - Far East affairs 1941
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