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British Prisoners Of War, Germany (Raf Raid)

Volume 390: debated on Thursday 3 June 1943

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asked the Secretary of State for War whether, with a view to allaying the anxiety of relatives of prisoners of war in Germany, he can state whether any British lives were lost as the result of the destruction of the Mohne and Eder dams?

The German High Command stated that no British prisoners of war lost their lives as a result of the Royal Air Force raid on the Moline and Eder dams. This information was handed to the B.B.C. and the Press on 24th May and was given to the public by them.