Evacuating London. That little girl is the cutest.

Michael Aspel among two thousand WW2 children evacuees reunited 70 years later

A policeman makes sure young evacuees are on the correct train out of London for evacuation, (Press Association). I can't imagine having to make the decision to send my child away during this time without me. How heartbreaking!

Children being evacuated out of London during the outbreak of the war, 1939.

London at War - 1939 - Evacuees. London and major British cities were evacuated with million displacements in the first three days of the official evacuation. The final number of evacuees reached of million people.

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

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

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…

Second World War: evacuating London

On September the very day that war broke out, Britain began Operation Pied Piper. This was the evacuation of civilians, mostly children,

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

The history of Operation Pied Piper, the evacuation of British children during World War II.

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Labelled evacuees waiting for their train out of London circa 1942


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