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Who will take our children? : the British evacuation program of World War II

Author: Carlton Jackson
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"A revised edition of a book published in 1985 as Who Will Take Our Children: The Story of the Evacuations in Britain, 1939-1945, this book provides the logistics and planning of the British evacuation program, the experiences of child evacuees aboard ships, and the role of the evacuations in helping to bring about the National Health Service"--Provided by publisher.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carlton Jackson
ISBN: 9780786437856 0786437855
OCLC Number: 244566777
Description: ix, 189 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface to the Original Edition --
Preface to the Revised Edition --
1. The First Round --
2. Doing It Again --
3. The Ties That Bind --
4. Perils of the Deep --
5. Settled In --
6. Welcome the Traveler Home.
Responsibility: Carlton Jackson.
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The evacuation of British children before and during World War II transformed the country forever and vastly altered the lives of thousands of English children and their families. This book  Read more...

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