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Documents Relating to New Zealand's Participation in the Second World War 1939–45: Volume I

32 — The Hon. P. Fraser to the Prime Minister — [Extract]

The Hon. P. Fraser to the Prime Minister

10 November 1939

I left for France last night and expect to return on Wednesday or Thursday. Before leaving I saw Allen and my conversation with page 27 him strengthens my conclusion that Freyberg is the best man for the command of the New Zealand Division….1

1 In the text omitted Mr. Fraser requested an early reply to his telegram of 7 Nov (see Formation and Despatch of First Echelon, No. 46), and gave his views on a speech on war aims by the Rt. Hon. C. R. Attlee, then Leader of the Opposition in the House of Commons.