Foreign News: Vital Statistics

> Parliamentary Secretary to the British Ministry of Home Security Ellen Wilkinson announced last week that since the war began 28,859 people had been killed and 40,165 seriously wounded in Britain as a result of bombings. "The number of soldiers killed in air raids is about one-fiftieth of that total."

> To quench the growing demand for reprisals against Germany in kind, the British Air Ministry announced that although it had confined its bombing to military objectives, many bombed factories were in densely populated districts where German civilians had inevitably been casualties, that...

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