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(Untitled), 04 Jan 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/68A/20-24

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Telegram from WSC to the Prime Minister of Australia [John Curtin] enclosing a directive sent to General Sir Archibald Wavell [Commander-in-Chief, India and Supreme Commander, South West Pacific] on definition of the "ABDA" [Australian, British, Dutch and Australasian] strategic area, forces available to Wavell and policy encompassing Burma [later Myanmar], Australia, Malaya [later Malaysia], the Dutch East Indies [later Indonesia] and the Philippines, against Japan; outlines responsibilities of commanders.


  • Creation: 04 Jan 1942

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