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Importance of certain Pacific islands to HMG, November 27 1936

Importance of certain Pacific islands to HMG. Details on investigation by HMS Leith and HMS Wellington, and discusses US intent on claiming sovereignty of Christmas Island.
Item Type: Minutes
Date: 27 November 1936
Title of document: Importance of certain Pacific islands to HMG
Authors or Creators: Illegible (UK Embassy Official to US)
Recipients: Hibbert, J.G. (UK Colonial Office Official)
Places: The Americas > North America > United of States of America
Europe > Northern Europe > United Kingdom
Oceania > Micronesia > *British Western Pacific Territories (British colony) [SOME ISLANDS UNDER DISPUTE BETWEEN UK AND USA]
Reference: CO 323/ 1402/ 2 - Sovereignty and strategic importance of Pacific islands: suitability as air bases
URI: http://archive.atlantic-archive.org/id/eprint/471
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