Documents Relating to New Zealand's Participation in the Second World War 1939–45: Volume II
73 — Headquarters 2nd NZEF to Army Headquarters (Wellington) — [Extract]
Headquarters 2nd NZEF to Army Headquarters (Wellington)
Your telegram of 20 June.2
The formation of the Tank Brigade was agreed to in principle by the Prime Minister, but he stated that the final decision would not page 56 be made until the New Zealand authorities had investigated the implications and had consulted him by cable.
The Prime Minister also agreed that New Zealand should find its quota of Corps troops but on the same understanding as above….1
1 See Proposed Formation of Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (No. 23) for complete text.