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!
Toward the beginning of the book Mary expressed her concern about the zoo animals being saved before the children.
Children being evacuated out of London during the outbreak of World War II, 1939 - William Vandivert
Young Evacuees A helper at Paddington Station fixing a label onto a child being evacuated from London during the war.
A group of boy evacuees with their gas masks, September 1939
Child evacuees on their way to the station, Sept Battle of Britain.