238 Sir John Latham, Minister to Japan, to Department of External Affairs

Cablegram 20 TOKYO, 28 December 1940, 5.45 p.m.

SECRET

Reported here from Melbourne German raider using Japanese colours attacked Nauru. Please telegraph known facts and whether I should ask Japanese Government to protest against the misuse of colours.

LATHAM

[AA:A816, 56/301/21]