The Children Who Fought Hitler: A British Outpost in Europe

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Few people know that Ypres, center of First World War remembrance, was once home to a thriving British community that played a heroic role in the Second World War. This expatriate outpost grew around the British ex-servicemen who cared for the war memorials and cemeteries of Flanders Fields. Many married local women and their children grew up multi-lingual, but attended their own school and were intensely proud to be British. When Germany invaded in 1940 the community was threatenedsome children managed to escape, while ...

The Children Who Fought Hitler: A British Outpost in Europe 2010, John Murray Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781848540866

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The Children Who Fought Hitler: A British Outpost in Europe 2010, John Murray Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781848540873

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