250 Mr S.M. Bruce, High Commissioner in London, to Mr R.G. Menzies, Prime Minister
Cablegram 505 (extract) LONDON, 28 September 1939, 8.30 p.m.
FOR PRIME MINISTER MOST SECRET
In view of possible peace offensive probably with Mussolini  as intermediary in my view imperative nature and form of reply should be fully considered before move takes place. Have obtained agreement to meeting with sub-committee Prime Minister , Halifax , Chatfield , Hankey , Eden  this evening to discuss matter.