The War Illustrated No 31 Vol 2 April 5th 1940

328 The. War Illustrated April 5th, 1910 How Long Before They Are Free Once More? These British soldiers, captured by a German patrol but still not downhearted, are being taken to the rear by an escort along a railway track on their way to an internment camp. On several occasions in the past, British soldiers and airmen have been “invited ”by their captors to broad­cast messages to their wives and families over the German wireless, but an order issued in March 1940 by the British G.H.Q. in France said that it is the duty of any man so unfortunate as to betaken prisoner to refuse to comply with any order, request or invitation to speak on any subject over the radio. Photos, Associated Press, WorldWide and Planet Sews During the encounters between patrols on the Western Front quite a number of prisoners have been taken by both sides. Here some prisoners are being escorted to an intern­ment camp by French soldiers. aRight, German prisoner of war, wounded in the foot, is being attended by a French surgeon, while an armed guard stands by.
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