§ Mr. Stokes
asked the Secretary of State for Air how many British and American bombers, respectively, were lost over Germany and Northern Europe during each of the months July and August; and whether he will give the respective totals for the eight months ending 31st August?
§ Sir A. Sinclair
One hundred and ninety-five British and 108 American bomber aircraft operating from this country were reported lost over Germany and Northern Europe during July. The comparable figures for August were 306 243W British and 100 American. The totals for the eight months ended August 31st are 1,651 British and 447 American.