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HEADQUARTERS 1st U. S. INFANTRY DIVISION
A. P. O. No. 1, U. S. Army
June 5, 1943
Circular) : No. 28 )
I - MESSAGE FROM HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT
General Orders No. 36, Allied Force Headquarters, May 30, 1943, is quoted for information.
"1. Following is the text of a motion used by both Houses of Parliament on May 18, 1943:
'This house, at the triumphant conclusion of the operations by land, sea and air which have secured the unconditional surrender of all the enemy remaining on the Continent of AFRICA, hereby place on record with pride and thankfulness the high appreciation of the services of all ranks of His Majesty's Forces and the Forces of the Allies operating in that Theatre of War, by whose sacrifice, persistance and devotion to duty, sus-tained by the labors of those at home, this brilliant victory has been achieved.
'It is requested that the thanks of Parliament may be conveyed to all ranks of the Forces of all Nations under your Command.'
"2. It is desired that the above be brought to the attention of all personnel of this Command."