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 It uses hitherto unpublished material from the collections of the Children’s Overseas Reception Board and the Mass Observation Archive.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