Documents Relating to New Zealand's Participation in the Second World War 1939–45: Volume I
2 — The Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs to the Prime Minister of New Zealand1
The Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs to the Prime Minister of New Zealand1
This morning Cabinet met and considered the position. It was decided that, subject to consultation with the French Government, we should address a communication to the German Government to the effect that we had received reports of the German invasion of Poland, and that unless we received immediate assurances that the German forces were being withdrawn from Polish territory our obligations to Poland would be fulfilled.