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This note was found in the pocket of a coat given by a Canadian woman to a Guernsey evacuee in Stockport. Courtesy of the Martel family

Read my article here on how kind Canadians helped thousands of evacuees in England during

Extract from a Red Cross message of April 1941. Courtesy of M Forster

Extract from a Red Cross message of April Courtesy of M Forster

#WW2 EVACUATION POSTER; DON'T BE YELLOW; In June 1940, this poster was displayed in Guernsey just as17,000 evacuees were leaving for the English coast. It caused confusion and ill feeling. The island was occupied by Germany for 5 years, When the evacuees returned home, many were treated as 'cowards who had run away'. See more at: http://guernseyevacuees.wordpress.com/evacuation/  #BRITISH

#WW2 EVACUATION POSTER; DON'T BE YELLOW; In June 1940, this poster was displayed in Guernsey just as17,000 evacuees were leaving for the English coast. It caused confusion and ill feeling. The island was occupied by Germany for 5 years, When the evacuees returned home, many were treated as 'cowards who had run away'. See more at: http://guernseyevacuees.wordpress.com/evacuation/ #BRITISH

Percy Martel sent this letter to Winston Churchill to thank him for the liberation of the Channel Islands by British forces. He also enclosed a Guernsey cigar with the letter. Courtesy of the Martel family

The timeline has been created from a set of first hand accounts taken from a variety of people in order to give a clear view of how Guernsey children.

This Liberation postcard was received by the Blampied family in Cheshire just after 9 May 1945. Tony Blampied had been just a baby when he evacuated with his mother in June 1940. Courtesy of the Blampied family

This Liberation postcard was received by the Blampied family in Cheshire just after 9 May Tony Blampied had been just a baby when he evacuated with his mother in June Courtesy of the Blampied family

On 1 September 1939 Operation Pied Piper began. Its aim was to place the children of Britain

On 1 September 1939 Operation Pied Piper began. Its aim was to place the children of Britain

An evacuee's ticket for the Channel Islands service at Westminster Abbey on 30 April 1944. Courtesy of Sir Geoffrey Rowland

An evacuee's ticket for the Channel Islands service at Westminster Abbey on 30 April Courtesy of Sir Geoffrey Rowland

Back of "If the Invader Comes" leaflet with further instructions on what to do.

Back of "If the Invader Comes" leaflet with further instructions on what to do.

During WW2 the price of cocoa was reduced, making the drink a cheap option to take into the shelter

During the price of cocoa was reduced, making the drink a cheap option to take into the shelter

Bibliotheque Nationale de France

Bibliotheque Nationale de France

This poem was written by a Guernsey evacuee (name unknown) in 1944. Courtesy of the Channel Island Review magazine

The timeline has been created from a set of first hand accounts taken from a variety of people in order to give a clear view of how Guernsey children.

Abraham Lincoln Wins the 1860 Election... a 1st report (historic)...  THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 7, 1860 newspaper...

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The extraordinary story of how the American President's wife, Eleanor Roosevelt, helped a Guernsey evacuee child in England during WW2 - see http://guernseyevacuees.wordpress.com/eleanor-roosevelt-the-guernsey-evacuee/

The extraordinary story of how the American President's wife, Eleanor Roosevelt, helped a Guernsey evacuee child in England during

LETTERS FROM SECOND WORLD WAR EVACUEES

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poster re child evacuation

Original WW2 card game 'Vacuation' in the Home Front Museum, Llandudno, Wales. Fabulous to see.  I have a replica set only.

Original card game 'Vacuation' in the Home Front Museum, Llandudno, Wales. I have a replica set only.

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