Dec. 25, 1941
TO: VISCOUNT HALIFAX
FROM: Mr. EDEN
Addressed to Washington telegram No. 7243 of December 25th, repeated to Ottawa No. 2256.
My telegram No. 7008.
Admiralty received a telegram from Admiral Muselier dated December 24th in which he stated that « in compliance with the order quite recently received from General de Gaulle and the request of the inhabitants » he had proceeded on the morning of December 24th to St. Pierre and rallied the people to Free France and the Allied Cause with an enthusiastic reception.
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