Britain's wartime evacuees

Gillian Mawson
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With the declaration of war in September 1939, the Government Evacuation Scheme was implemented, in which almost one and a half million civilians, mostly children, were evacuated from the British cities thought most likely to be the targets of aerial bombing. The fear of invasion the following year resulted in another mass evacuation from the coastal towns. Hundreds of thousands of school children, and mothers with babies and infants, were removed from their homes and families, and sent to live

Title Details

ISBN: 9781848324435
Author: Gillian Mawson
Publisher: Frontline Books
Language: English
Publication Date: 30/11/2016
Format: EPUB
Est. Pages: ?256
Genre: Biography & True Stories - Biography: general
Dewey: 940.531610941