8 Department of External Affairs to Watt

Cablegram 19 CANBERRA, 4 January 1946

SECRET

Your 435 of 26th November. [1]

We wish to accredit our Military Mission to Germany to the Control Council for Austria, as suggested by the Dominions Office, and would be glad if you would request the United Kingdom Government to communicate this wish to the Council.

Please advise Hood of this and also that- (a) Directive to Head of Military Mission to Germany [2] is being forwarded for his information and guidance.

(b) Isles [3] is leaving shortly and will report to Australian Army Staff, London, for instructions as to onward movement. He will be economic adviser under Hood.

1 Volume VIII, Document 417.

2 Brigadier T. W. White.

3 K. S. Isles, Professor of Economics, University of Adelaide, and soon to be Professor of Economics, The Queen's University, Belfast.

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