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(Untitled), 12 Jan 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/68A/60-66

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Telegram from the Prime Minister of New Zealand [Peter Fraser] to WSC reviewing recent developments, including: an anticipated German attack in North Africa; the feeling that Britain is less concerned with the Pacific than with Europe; WSC's discussions with the President of the United States, Franklin Roosevelt; the definition of South West Pacific; the division of the Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean into different theatres; the need for naval supremacy against Japan which has already crippled the United States Pacific Fleet, captured the Philippines, and sunk HMS Prince of Wales; demands to know planned response.


  • Creation: 12 Jan 1942

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