464 Lord Caldecote, U.K. Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, to Sir Geoffrey Whiskard, U.K. High Commissioner in Australia

Cablegram 205 LONDON, 28 June 1940, 10.47 p.m.

MOST SECRET AND PERSONAL

Your telegram of 26th June No. 210. [1] Please inform Prime Minister [2] that consideration which he advances as regards the security of Iceland will be fully home in mind and that the United Kingdom forces now being despatched to the island will not be withdrawn on arrival of further Canadian forces unless it is thought that the remaining garrison is adequate to meet any contingency.

1 Not found. See Document 433.

2 R. G. Menzies.

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