HC Deb 19 November 1940 vol 365 c1861W
Mr. Cocks

asked the Secretary of State for War whether steps are being taken to form a foreign legion or international brigade from the European exiles in this country?

Mr. Eden

Polish, Czech, Norwegian, Dutch and Belgian nationals can serve in the forces of their own country. Germans, Austrians and Italians who are considered suitable may be accepted for enlistment into the Auxiliary Military Pioneer Corps. Nationals of neutral States are eligible for enlistment into any corps of the British Army, subject to their suitability. It is not intended to form any separate foreign legion as part of the British Army.

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