German Warships, Brest (Bombing).

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force. – in the House of Commons on 18th March 1942.

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Photo of Captain Alec Cunningham-Reid Captain Alec Cunningham-Reid , St Marylebone

asked the Secretary of State for Air on how many occasions it was reported to him that the "Scharnhorst," "Gneisenau" and "Prinz Eugen" had been successfully bombed?

Photo of Mr Harold Balfour Mr Harold Balfour , Isle of Thanet

It would not be in the public interest to give the information asked for.

Photo of Captain Alec Cunningham-Reid Captain Alec Cunningham-Reid , St Marylebone

Is my right hon. and gallant Friend aware that the German wireless announced that for months we have been bombing dummies and possibly—

Photo of Lieut-General Edward Fitzroy Lieut-General Edward Fitzroy , Daventry

There is nothing more to be added to the Answer.