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

Cablegram 240 LONDON, 14 April 1940, 5.51 p.m.

MOST IMMEDIATE CLEAR THE LINE MOST SECRET

Reference my telegram 237. [1] [Attitude indicated] [2] is being reconsidered in the light of strong recommendation from Allied mission to Scandinavia that immediate action should be taken at Trondheim.

BRUCE

1 Document 140.

2 The words in square brackets have been inserted from Bruce's file copy on AA: M100, April 1940. The latter copy gave the time of dispatch as 5.40 p.m.

[AA: A981, EUROPE 30, ii]