114 Evatt to Hood

Cablegram 32 CANBERRA, 20 January 1949, 11 a.m.

IMMEDIATE RESTRICTED

For Hood. Try and ask Van Royen suddenly and unobtrusively in course of any statement whether his Government informed any other Government of their intended operations against the Republic at any time prior to actual commencement. If so what Governments were informed and when.

[AA : A1838, 854/10/4/3, iii b]