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Missing prisoners of war


The anxiety felt in this country about the fate of untraced British prisoners of war in Germany will be brought to the notice of the House of Commons next week. How widespread this feeling is can be judged by the large number of pathetic letters of inquiry still being addressed to the War Office and the Central Prisoners of War Committee six months after the signing of the Armistice. Sir Ellis Hume-Williams will ask Mr Churchill on Monday whether it has been discovered that the Germans possess a list of men who were prisoners in Germany and whose names were never supplied to England; whether the names were published in the casualty lists simply as “missing”; and what steps are now being taken to a…


Source: The Times May 22, 2019 23:02 UTC



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