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US responses to a potential Japanese attack on British and French interests in Shanghai and Tientsin, September 4 1939

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.
Item Type: Aide memoire
Date: 4 September 1939
Title of document: US responses to a potential Japanese attack on British and French interests in Shanghai and Tientsin
Authors or Creators: Hornbeck, Stanley K. (Special Adviser to US Secretary of State)
Places: Asia > Eastern Asia > Japan
Asia > Eastern Asia > *Tientsin (Japanese concession)
Asia > Eastern Asia > China
Europe > Northern Europe > United Kingdom
The Americas > North America > United of States of America
Asia > Eastern Asia > *Shanghai (French concession)
Asia > Eastern Asia > *Shanghai (International concession)
Europe > Western Europe > France
Reference: FO 115/ 3420 - Chinese Safety of British Nationals
URI: http://archive.atlantic-archive.org/id/eprint/634
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