Prisoners of War.

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

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Photo of Major-General Sir Alfred Knox Major-General Sir Alfred Knox , Wycombe

How was it that the situation in gard to parcels to prisoners of war completely changed in two days? On Thursday the Red Cross issued a statement in which they said that each prisoner would receive one parcel per week during February and March. Is my hon. Friend aware that relatives and friends of prisoners of war were frightened by the statement of the Secretary of State for War?