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Orders of the Day — War and International Situation

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 29th September 1944.

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Photo of Mr Peter Thorneycroft Mr Peter Thorneycroft , Stafford 12:00 am, 29th September 1944

I will not pursue the matter further. It is the same hon. Member who assured us that Germany's war production, with the resources of Europe, would more than equal that of America and Britain. It is the same hon. Member who condemned the bombing policy, which has had such a remarkable effect in bringing this war towards its successful conclusion. I remember the hon. Member sneering at the Prime Minister over the Italian campaign. Was this "the soft under-belly of the Axis"? he asked.