§ Mr. Stokes
asked the Secretary of State for Air how many British and American bombers, respectively, were lost over Germany and Northern Europe during the period 1st January to 31st December, 1943; and if he will give similar figures for the month of January, 1944.
§ Sir A. Sinclair
From 1st January, 1943, to 31st December, 1943, 2,369 British and 997 United States Army Air Force bombers operating from this country were reported lost over Germany and Northern Europe. The corresponding figures for January, 1944, were 319 British and 178 American.