HC Deb 22 July 1959 vol 609 cc119-20W
60. Mr. E. Fletcher

asked the Minister of Defence what are the numbers of British, United States, and French troops, respectively, at present maintained in Berlin.

Mr. Sandys

The British forces in Berlin consist of about one brigade group of the Army and a small number of personnel of the Royal Air Force. The total strength of the Western forces in Berlin amounts to about 11,000 men.