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309 Dr H. V. Evatt, Minister for External Affairs, to Mr V. G. Bowden, Official Representative in Singapore

Cablegram 55 CANBERRA, 27 January 1942


Reference your No. 81. [1] We are going and have gone to the very
limit in endeavouring to obtain reinforcements. Of course you will
under no circumstances directly or indirectly advocate evacuation
of Singapore. This is a matter of highest Government policy.


1 Document 306.

[AA:A981, WAR 42]
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