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Investigation of Pacific Islands, December 17 1936

The status of the Christmas Island as regards the Dominions Office, in terms of jurisdiction and the possible future construction of air bases.
Item Type: Formal letter
Date: 17 December 1936
Title of document: Investigation of Pacific Islands
Authors or Creators: Shelmerdine, Francis C. (UK Air Ministry)
Recipients: Mounsey, George (UK Foreign 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]
Oceania > Australasia > Australia
Reference: CO 323/ 1402/ 2 - Sovereignty and strategic importance of Pacific islands: suitability as air bases
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