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Elaboration on US and UK sovereignty claims for certain Pacific islands

Citation: Unknown (1939) Elaboration on US and UK sovereignty claims for certain Pacific islands. No Publisher, us. (Unpublished)

UK Embassy official internal discussion regarding US and UK sovereignty claims for certain Pacific islands, including the Phoenix Group and the Line Islands. Author questions the motives for the US claim for sovereignty being distinct to its material interests, and suggests that international arbritration may be the outcome for contested islands.

Additional Information: Department: UK Embassy, Washington, D.C.; Creators: Unknown (UK Embassy Official to US); Writing format: Manuscript;
Creators: Unknown, and
Subjects: Politics
History
Keywords: Notes, United of States of America, Oceania, *British Western Pacific Territories (British colony) [SOME ISLANDS UNDER DISPUTE BETWEEN UK AND USA],
Divisions: Institute of Latin American Studies
Collections: Atlantic Archive: UK-US Relations in an Age of Global War 1939-1945
Dates:
  • 18 August 1939 (completed)
References: TNA Reference: FO 115/ 3417 - Pacific Islands (Certain) Part III; Project Record ID: A00000057;

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