Oral Answers to Questions — Battle of the Atlantic (Publicity).

– in the House of Commons on 21st May 1942.

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Photo of Colonel William Carver Colonel William Carver , Howdenshire

asked the Minister of Information whether he will arrange for the issue of a booklet on the fines of "The Battle of Britain" to publicise the achievements of the Navy and Mercantile Marine in the Battle of the Atlantic?

Photo of Mr Ernest Thurtle Mr Ernest Thurtle , Shoreditch

One great story of the Mercantile Marine, "The Saga of the San Demetrio," was published yesterday. We should very much like to publish more comprehensive accounts of the achievements of the Navy and Mercantile Marine in the Battle of the Atlantic, but security reasons have hitherto made this very difficult.