November 1942

Make the Most of Your Prisoners

Volume 26, Issue 4

William H Kendall

EVERY prisoner is a potential source of valuable information-information which may spell the difference between the success or failure of projected operations. Major Sanford Griffith, of the G-2 Section of the First Army in France during World War I, stated that of the enemy information actually used in the planning and conduct of operations at least 75 per cent came from prisoners and captured documents. Estimates of other staff officers ran even higher.

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