Equipment (Cleaning).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 4th August 1942.

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Photo of Sir James Grigg Sir James Grigg , Cardiff East

As regards the second part of the question, I have not stated anything of the sort. As regards the first part, if soldiers are out on practices and get their equipment wet, it is conceivable that more than the usual time has to be spent on blancoing.