Prisoners of War.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 24th February 1942.

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Hitherto there have been three ships engaged in carrying Red Cross parcels from Lisbon to Marseilles. One of these, the "Vega," is temporarily disabled, but it is hoped that this vessel will again be available in two or three weeks' time. In order to clear the accumulation of parcels at Lisbon, the British Red Cross Society have chartered two additional ships.