Civilian Population (Defence Instructions).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence. – in the House of Commons on 16th December 1941.

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Photo of Sir Charles Lyle Sir Charles Lyle , Bournemouth

asked the Home Secretary whether the instructions to the civilian population in this country, in case of invasion, were compiled before the Germans shot civilians, men, women and children, without regard to age, when retreating from Rostov; and whether the civilian population will now be advised that, as they will be faced with unavoidable destruction, they should sell their lives as dearly as possible?