343 Mr John Curtin, Prime Minister, to Sir Earle Page, Special Representative in the United Kingdom

Cablegram 27 CANBERRA, 18 February 1942

MOST IMMEDIATE MOST SECRET

Reference your P.43 [1] very strong probability is that Government will take decision for return of A.I.F. to Australia. In meantime convoy should not be committed to Burma.

Further advice will be forwarded to you within next half day.

CURTIN

1 Document 341.

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