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56 STAT.] CANADA-TRANSFERS BETWEEN ARMED FORCES-MAR. 18, 20, 1942 3. Representatives of Canada and of the United States will dis- cuss with the authorities of Great Britain the transfer to the United States Forces of Royal Canadian Air Force personnel now serving in the Royal Air Force whose transfer might affect the efficiency of the Royal Air Force. III. UNITED STATES FORCES 1. The United States will accord the same right of transfer to Canadian citizens now serving in the United States Forces as is accorded United States citizens serving in the Canadian Forces. In submitting the foregoing proposal, I may add that if an agree- ment in this sense is acceptable to the Canadian Government, this note and your reply thereto accepting the terms outlined shall be re- garded as placing on record the understanding arrived at between the two Governments concerning this matter. Accept, Sir, the renewed assurances of my highest consideration. PIERREPONT MOFFAT American Minister. The Right Honorable The SECRETARY OF STATE FOR EXTERNAL AFFAIRS, Ottawa. The Canadian Secretary of State for External Affairs to the American Minister DEPARTMENT OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS CANADA No. 33. Royal Canadian Air Force personnel. Reciprocal right of transfer. OTTAWA, March 20, 1942. SIR, I have the honour to refer to your Note of March 18, 1942, No. 629, proposing an agreement between the Governments of Canada and of the United States concerning the transfer to the Armed Forces of the United States of certain United States citizens and former United States citizens now serving in the Naval, Military or Air Forces of Canada. I am glad to inform you in reply that the Canadian Government undertakes to give effect to the agreement set forth in your Note. Accept, Sir, the renewed assurances of my highest consideration. W. L . MACKENZIE KING Secretary of State for External Affairs. The UNITED STATES MINISTER TO CANADA, Legation of the United States of America, Ottawa, Canada. 1457