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The Evacuee Experience By Michael Roberts
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In this interesting and touching memoir, Michael Roberts gives an intimate firsthand account of being a child evacuee during the second world war. To a little boy of 6 the world seemed a very dark... More > place when he and his brothers were put in a train to who knew where, leaving their parents behind for 5 years. Mick was taken in by a woman in Clapham, Bedford, who to him looked like a witch. He received no warmth or kindness and tried to run away, but was brought back to face a hard time. There were howerver lighter times where the teachers at the village school were kind and he made many friends with the children. Clapham was a village he would never forget and this is his story....< Less
The Last Evacuee: Dagenham to Salcombe By Arthur Huggins
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This is is not a novel, but a true story. A World War Two story, but one where the boys and girls are heroes and adventurers. This is the story of how Arthur Huggins, aged just 91⁄2, was... More > evacuated from Dagenham, Essex with his older brother and other children from various schools. They ended up 250 miles from home and family in Salcombe, South Devon. They went there to escape Hitler’s bombers and the impending blitz. The bombers followed, but so did adventure: and this book lives to tell those stories.< Less
Memoirs of a Child Evacuee By Strad Ford
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The war years were not kind years; it was not only adults who paid the price of freedom. Children were scarred in many ways and carried these wounds into later life. Families broken, disparate... More > children thrown together, friendships formed then ended without warning; adults who cared, others who didn't; this was the reality of the late 30's and early 40's. Thankfully there were also many wonderful experiences; many of which, regrettably, are unavailable to the young of today. The sights, the sounds, the tastes and the smells of World War II as experienced through the senses of a child. These are the memoirs of a common man, giving a rare, social view of a time that should never be forgotten< Less
Memoirs of a Child Evacuee By Strad Ford
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The war years were not kind years; it was not only adults who paid the price of freedom. Children were scarred in many ways and carried these wounds into later life. Families broken, disparate... More > children thrown together, friendships formed then ended without warning; adults who cared, others who didn't; this was the reality of the late 30's and early 40's. Thankfully there were also many wonderful experiences; many of which, regrettably, are unavailable to the young of today. The sights, the sounds, the tastes and the smells of World War II as experienced through the senses of a child. These are the memoirs of a common man, giving a rare, social view of a time that should never be forgotten< Less
Memoirs of a Child Evacuee By Strad Ford
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The war years were not kind years; it was not only adults who paid the price of freedom. Children were scarred in many ways and carried these wounds into later life. Families broken, disparate... More > children thrown together, friendships formed then ended without warning; adults who cared, others who didn't; this was the reality of the late 30's and early 40's. Thankfully there were also many wonderful experiences; many of which, regrettably, are unavailable to the young of today. The sights, the sounds, the tastes and the smells of World War II as experienced through the senses of a child. These are the memoirs of a common man, giving a rare, social view of a time that should never be forgotten< Less
Memoirs of a Child Evacuee By Strad Ford
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The war years were not kind years; it was not only adults who paid the price of freedom. Children were scarred in many ways and carried these wounds into later life. Families broken, disparate... More > children thrown together, friendships formed then ended without warning; adults who cared, others who didn't; this was the reality of the late 30's and early 40's. Thankfully there were also many wonderful experiences; many of which, regrettably, are unavailable to the young of today. The sights, the sounds, the tastes and the smells of World War II as experienced through the senses of a child. These are the memoirs of a common man, giving a rare, social view of a time that should never be forgotten< Less
Memoirs of a Child Evacuee: World War II By Strad Ford
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The war years were not kind years; it was not only adults who paid the price of freedom. Children were scarred in many ways and carried these wounds into later life. Families broken, disparate... More > children thrown together, friendships formed then ended without warning; adults who cared, others who didn't; this was the reality of the late 30's and early 40's. Thankfully there were also many wonderful experiences; many of which, regrettably, are unavailable to the young of today. The sights, the sounds, the tastes and the smells of World War II as experienced through the senses of a child. These are the memoirs of a common man, giving a rare, social view of a time that should never be forgotten< Less
A Child of War: The Experiences of a Child Evacuee in World War II By Sylvia Jennifer Taylor
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This book gives a first hand account of the experiences of a UK child evacuee in World War II.
An Evacuee's Story A North Yorkshire Family in Wartime By John T Wright
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A poignantly written and graphically described story of the pleasure and pain endured as an evacuee during World War Two. Like so many of his young friends and relatives, John Wright was required to... More > leave the love and care of his parents in Middlesbrough at a very young age to escape the attention of the Luftwaffe and to be evacuated into the hands of a crowded and unloving home in Haxby, a quaint village north of the great city of York. The book eloquently describes his voyage of childhood discovery in the beautiful countryside coupled with the cruel attentions of a foster mother whose motivation was not to lavish love and support to her unfortunate foster children, but to hurt and belittle them. It is a bittersweet story of innocent interludes and mean realities for an evacuee child set amidst the horrors and melancholy of that devastating conflict.< Less
An Evacuee's Story A North Yorkshire Family in Wartime By John T Wright
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A poignantly written and graphically described story of the pleasure and pain endured as an evacuee during World War Two. Like so many of his young friends and relatives, John Wright was required to... More > leave the love and care of his parents in Middlesbrough at a very young age to escape the attention of the Luftwaffe and to be evacuated into the hands of a crowded and unloving home in Haxby, a quaint village north of the great city of York. The book eloquently describes his voyage of childhood discovery in the beautiful countryside coupled with the cruel attentions of a foster mother whose motivation was not to lavish love and support to her unfortunate foster children, but to hurt and belittle them. It is a bittersweet story of innocent interludes and mean realities for an evacuee child set amidst the horrors and melancholy of that devastating conflict.< Less

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