Documents Relating to New Zealand's Participation in the Second World War 1939–45: Volume III
335 — The New Zealand Minister, Washington, to the Prime Minister
The New Zealand Minister, Washington, to the Prime Minister
Your telegram of 8 April.
Admiral King advises me that the orders issued to Admiral Nimitz with regard to relieving the garrison at Fanning Island include instructions that he is to transport the relieved garrison to New Zealand in due course. I will advise you when further information is available.