Deeds of Gallantry (Publicity)

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information – in the House of Commons on 9th September 1942.

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Photo of Mr John Tinker Mr John Tinker , Leigh

asked the Minister of Information whether he will consider making more use of the deeds of gallantry such as the one that happened in the Western Desert when six Highlanders held a gap, saved the guns, and thereby got a number of their comrades away from the enemy?

Photo of Mr Brendan Bracken Mr Brendan Bracken , Paddington North

We make the fullest use we can of such incidents. The one in question, which originally appeared in "The Times," is being used as a picture feature for overseas and has also gone into the B.B.C.'s "Into Battle" series.