183 Mr N. Chamberlain, U.K. Prime Minister, to Mr R.G. Menzies, Prime Minister

Cablegram unnumbered LONDON, 2 September 1939 [1]

PERSONAL

I am very grateful for your helpful comment. [2] Unfortunately the latest action of the German Government has altered the whole of the situation and there seems only one course open to us. I deeply appreciate your confidence. Kindest regards.

NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN

1 If the time and date of receipt are correct, this cablegram must have been sent on 1 September 1939 2 Document 174.

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