Documents Relating to New Zealand's Participation in the Second World War 1939–45: Volume II
215 — The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to the Prime Minister of New Zealand
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to the Prime Minister of New Zealand
The following telegram, dated 18 April, has been received from General Alexander:
Any news of New Zealand? I am gravely concerned by this delay. I can make no plans for battle unless I get an answer.
Please read this in conjunction with the other telegram that I have sent you. I earnestly hope you can assume the responsibility of giving a favourable answer.