355 Mr S. M. Bruce, High Commissioner in London, to Mr R. G. Menzies, Prime Minister
Cablegram 397 LONDON, 10 June 1940, 7.04 p.m.
MOST IMMEDIATE FOR THE PRIME MINISTER
Press report Mussolini in speech this afternoon stated declarations of war against the United Kingdom and France had been handed to the British and French Ambassadors.  No official confirmation yet received.