Trans-Atlantic Telephonic Communication.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information. – in the House of Commons on 9th May 1940.

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Photo of Mr George Strauss Mr George Strauss , Lambeth North

asked the Minister of Information whether arrangements can be made whereby telephonic communications may be resumed between the United States of America and authorised individuals and firms in this country?

Photo of Sir John Reith Sir John Reith , Southampton

Yes, Sir, this matter is now under consideration but it is not yet possible to announce a decision. It should be possible within a fortnight.