London Evacuees - 1 September 1939 My mother & her siblings were evacuated from London during WWII

London Evacuees - 1 September 1939 My mother & her siblings were evacuated from London during WWII

Operation Pied Piper: The Evacuation of English Children During World War II | Defense Media Network

Operation Pied Piper: The Evacuation of English Children During World War II | Defense Media Network

Mothers and child evacuees at Victoria Station, 2nd Sept 1939. Although there were many “atrocity” stories in the press about Evacuation, there were also heart-warming ones like that sent by Mrs E A Hemming of Hockley, Birmingham to “Picture Post”: My son, just 6 years old, has been evacuated to Monmouth, South Wales. I went to see him on Sunday, and I can’t really express my gratitude and how much I appreciate the kindness shown to him and myself in the wonderful way in which we were…

Mothers and child evacuees at Victoria Station, 2nd Sept 1939. Although there were many “atrocity” stories in the press about Evacuation, there were also heart-warming ones like that sent by Mrs E A Hemming of Hockley, Birmingham to “Picture Post”: My son, just 6 years old, has been evacuated to Monmouth, South Wales. I went to see him on Sunday, and I can’t really express my gratitude and how much I appreciate the kindness shown to him and myself in the wonderful way in which we were…

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