1st Edition

Who Will Take Our Children?
The Story of the Evacuation in Britain 1939–1945

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ISBN 9781032080703
October 15, 2021 Forthcoming by Routledge
242 Pages

USD $120.00

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Book Description

This book, first published in 1985, is a scholarly examination of the of the British wartime evacuation of 4 million people, mostly children, from the cities to the countryside – and how it affected social life during the war years. It uses hitherto unpublished material from the collections of the Children’s Overseas Reception Board and the Mass Observation Archive.

Table of Contents

1. The First Round  2. Doing It Again  3. The Ties That Bind  4. Perils of the Deep  5. Settled In  6. Welcome the Traveller Home

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Carlton Jackson