Evacuees: Children's Lives on the WW2 Home Front

Evacuees: Children's Lives on the WW2 Home Front

by Gillian Mawson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781783831531
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Limited
Publication date: 01/02/2015
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction vi

Chapter 1 Arrivals and Departures: Embarking on Evacuation 1

Chapter 2 A Different World: Adjusting to Life Away from Home 45

Chapter 3 The Kindness of Strangers: Wartime Foster Parents and Carers 91

Chapter 4 Suffer the Little Children: Homesickness and Heartbreak - the Darker Side of Evacuation 121

Chapter 5 'We Were With the Children': Organising Evacuation 161

Acknowledgements 182

Bibliography 184

Websites on Evacuation 186

The Evacuees Reunion Association 187

Index 188

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