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7,500 of 25,000 Internees in Britain Sent Overseas

Approximately 25,000 German and Austrian men and women have been interned and of these 7,500 have already been sent overseas, the House of Communs was informed by Capt. Osbert Peake, Foreign Undersecretary.

War Secretary Anthony Eden announce that 2,700 single male internees had been sent to Canada and that no more civilian internees would be transferred to that dominion. He said deportees sent to Australia would be accompanied or followed by their families.

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