Evacuees: Children's Lives on the World War 2 Home Front

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On the outbreak of the Second World War, during the first week of September 1939 over three million people were evacuated. Operation Pied Piper was the largest ever transportation of people across Britain, and most of those moved to safety in the countryside were schoolchildren. Social historian Gillian Mawson has spent years collecting the stories of former evacuees and this book includes the personal memories of over 100, in their own words. Their accounts reveal what it was like to settle into a new home with strangers, ...

Evacuees: Children's Lives on the World War 2 Home Front 2014, Pen & Sword Books Ltd, Barnsley

ISBN-13: 9781783831531

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