Documents Relating to New Zealand's Participation in the Second World War 1939–45: Volume I
193 — Letter from General Freyberg to the Director of Military Operations and Plans, War Office
Letter from General Freyberg to the Director of Military Operations and Plans, War Office
I have to acknowledge your [letter] dated 9 July. In confirmation of conversation I now confirm in writing that under my special powers I wish the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the United Kingdom to be released by the War Office and to be placed under control of the Commander-in-Chief of the Home Forces.