221 Mr S.M. Bruce, High Commissioner in London, to Mr R.G. Menzies, Prime Minister

Cablegram 452 (extract) LONDON, 12 September 1939, 7.15 p.m.

CLEAR THE LINE MOST IMMEDIATE

For Prime Minister. Most secret. Reply going tonight [1] to your queries re Japan. [2] Have made considerable progress on points raised in my telegram No. 441 of 9th September [3] and I am meeting a subcommittee of the War Cabinet tomorrow to discuss them.

BRUCE

1 Document 222.

2 Document 219.

3 Document 216.

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