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

Cablegram 72 LONDON, 26 January 1940, 7.06 p.m.

MOST SECRET FOR THE PRIME MINISTER PERSONAL FOR HIMSELF ONLY

My telegram No. 71. [1] In my view the proposed Narvik action was an ill-considered stunt for which Winston Churchill [2] responsible.

BRUCE

1 Document 33.

2 U.K. First Lord of the Admiralty.

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