Documents Relating to New Zealand's Participation in the Second World War 1939–45: Volume III
331 — The Prime Minister to the New Zealand Minister, Washington
The Prime Minister to the New Zealand Minister, Washington
Your telegram No. 60 of 11 March.2 Arrangements must be made very shortly for the relief and provisioning of the garrison on Fanning Island, but before doing so we would be glad to learn whether there is any prospect of the United States Government assuming, as we proposed, responsibility for the defence of this island.