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TITLE
Secret Memo: German Airforce. Prisoners of War
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB1741_D592_5_17
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
19 August 1940
PERIOD
1940s
SOURCE
Caithness Archive Centre
ASSET ID
6032
KEYWORDS
homeguard
prisoners of war
immobilising prisoners
german air force
Secret Memo: German Airforce. Prisoners of War

Secret memo outlining the procedure for Home Guardsmen who capture German Air Force Prisoners.

Home Guardsmen were to contact the nearest Military unit as quickly as possible to request transport for the prisoner.

"Pending the arrival of transport, prisoners can readily be immobilised by removing the braces or belts and, if necessary, the buttons of the trousers."

"Under no circumstances will Home Guardsmen remove anything from prisoners except arms, but steps should be taken to prevent prisoners from destroying any papers which they may possess."

Sent from Area Commander, Inverness.

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Secret Memo: German Airforce. Prisoners of War

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1940s

homeguard; prisoners of war; immobilising prisoners; german air force

Caithness Archive Centre

Home Guard/Civil Defence papers

Secret memo outlining the procedure for Home Guardsmen who capture German Air Force Prisoners.<br /> <br /> Home Guardsmen were to contact the nearest Military unit as quickly as possible to request transport for the prisoner.<br /> <br /> "Pending the arrival of transport, prisoners can readily be immobilised by removing the braces or belts and, if necessary, the buttons of the trousers."<br /> <br /> "Under no circumstances will Home Guardsmen remove anything from prisoners except arms, but steps should be taken to prevent prisoners from destroying any papers which they may possess."<br /> <br /> Sent from Area Commander, Inverness.