Children of the wartime evacuation Millions of British city children were evacuated to safer places during the second world war. Some hated living away from their families – others didn't want to go home again
A policeman makes sure young evacuees are on the correct train out of London for evacuation, (Press Association). I cant imagine having to make the decision to send my child away during this time without me. How heartbreaking!
London, September, Young Brian Lee wearing his RAF uniform, studies the evacuation label on fellow evacuee Alice King, aged from Rotherhithe whilst waiting on the platform at London's Euston station. Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images
English Evacuees sent away from home to safety My generation.we were known as War Babies. It taught us compassion when we saw the Holocaust in film in our cinemas in 1945 What a shock it was to the whole world
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