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September 2, 1949

Memorandum of Conversation Regarding Eximbank Loan to South Africa

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Assistant Secretary of State Thorp, Arneson, and Wendel discuss a potential Eximbank loan to South Africa, noting that though the loan application should be considered separate from US uranium purchases, South Africa was due to become the main source of uranium in the US after the Congo's supply was depleted.

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National Archives at College Park, 21.79 South Africa d. General, 1947-1950, Special Assistant to the Secretary for Energy and Outer Space, Records Relating to Atomic Energy Matters, 1944-1963; General Records of the State Department, RG 59. Contributed by Mara Drogan.


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