Documents Relating to New Zealand's Participation in the Second World War 1939–45: Volume I
200 — The Minister of Defence to General Freyberg
The Minister of Defence to General Freyberg
Your telegram of 10 October (No. 198). The continued delay in the concentration of the New Zealand Division has greatly disturbed us and we have today sent the following telegram to the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs:
[Text of telegram No. 199]
1 There is no trace of any letter from General Freyberg dated 16 Aug 1940. A possible explanation is that the appreciation on the position in Egypt (see Appendix 4) was despatched on that date with a covering letter.
1 These messages were included in General Freyberg's letter of 15 Aug 1940 to the Minister of Defence (No. 194), but have been omitted from the extract published in this volume.