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The children who fought Hitler : a British outpost in Europe

Author: Sue Elliott; James A Fox
Publisher: London : John Murray, 2009.
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Ypres, centre of First World War remembrance, was once home to a thriving British community that played a heroic role in the WWII. This expatriate outpost grew around the British ex-servicemen who cared for the war memorials and cemeteries of Flanders Fields . When Germany invaded in 1940 the community was threatened.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Elliott, Sue, 1951-
Children who fought Hitler.
London : John Murray, 2009
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Elliott; James A Fox
ISBN: 9781848540866 1848540868
OCLC Number: 421813746
Description: ix, 309 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Back from the dead --
Builders of silent cities --
Sunshine and shadows --
A little sprig of empire --
A very British school --
Danger --
Exodus --
Escape --
Occupation --
Detention : the men's story --
Detention : the women's story --
Hitting back --
Secrets --
Resistance --
Liberation --
Responsibility: Sue Elliott with James Fox.


A British school stranded in occupied Europe 


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'It's hard to come up with new, untold stories about World War Two, but this book succeeds in just that... [James Fox] has retraced all the individual stories with impressive detail and moving Read more...

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