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Gas Warfare (Retaliatory Measures)

Volume 389: debated on Wednesday 5 May 1943

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asked the Prime Minister whether he will make it clear that in the event of the enemy using gas as an implement of war this country is in a position to retaliate on an even more terrible scale?

It is not thought necessary to add to the carefully weighed statements which have been made upon this point.

In view of the fact that we have to depend upon newspaper reports for what has been described as the "forgotten front," can we have an assurance that the supply of tanks and aircraft has not been forgotten or wholly ignored?