HC Deb 28 November 1944 vol 404 c2416W
Mr. Parker

asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware that there is a great shortage of text books for teaching German to the Army in Belgium; that the only one available, "German from Scratch," has been withdrawn on the ground that some of the suggested conversational sentences would encourage fraternisation; and what action he proposes to take in the matter.

Sir J. Grigg

I understand that this book is being re-issued with a slip on the cover to the effect that nothing in the book should be taken as an excuse for not complying with the orders issued forbidding fraternisation.

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