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Old 31st January 2006, 23:46
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Re: French hand over of downed Luftwaffe crews in 1940

Was there any such promise? Made by someone with the power to fulfill it? Or was it just wishful thinking by Churchill/the British? It would certainly have been much better for us had they passed over such prisoners, but in the circumstances of the fall it's understandable that it didn't happen. The Germans may even have made it one of the conditions, perhaps?

Given that one entire Highland infantry division was left behind, was there shipping available for German PoWs?
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