Documents Relating to New Zealand's Participation in the Second World War 1939–45: Volume III
107 — The Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs to the Prime Minister of New Zealand
The Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs to the Prime Minister of New Zealand
Circular telegram. My Circular telegram of 4 February.
We announced in today's official Gazette that in view of this communication a state of war exists between the United Kingdom and Thailand. We shall regard this state of war as having existed as from 5 a.m. GMT on 25 January 1942.