Right Hon. W. L. MACKENZIE KING (Prime Minister):
Mr. Speaker, on Thursday
last the leader of the opposition asked about a statement in the United Kingdom bouse, by
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Sir James Grigg, secretary of war, regarding the shooting of allied prisoners of war. Sir James Grigg's statement and the question of the leader of the opposition referred to the shooting of allied airmen who hadl been held as prisoners of war in Germany. The cases mentioned in Sir James Grigg's statement did not include any Canadians. The cases referred to 'by Sir James Grigg were in addition to the list of fifty allied airmen shot while prisoners of war, which Mr. Eden gave last month and which included six 'Canadians. I have ascertained that' there were no' Canadian airmen included in the supplementary list of allied airmen shot while prisoners of war which Sir James Grigg mentioned last week.
Subtopic: REPORTS OF KILLING OF ALLIED AIRMEN IN GERMANY