FOREIGN RELATIONS: Pressure on Argentina

Mussolini's fall did not move Argentina, only South American government which has refused to break with the Axis, toward the United Nations. Reports came from Buenos Aires that it would not be nt national dignity for Argentina to kick Italy when she's down, to kick Germany when she's going down. The U.S., the Argentine Government was sure, would understand.

The U.S. decided firmly not to understand. This week Leo T. Crowley, new U.S. Director of Economic Warfare, sent a letter to 16,000 American exporters, clamping economic sanctions on Argentina. All licenses for exports to that country issued since May 1, 1943...

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