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Postcard - Evacuation Poster - World War II - British - Mothers Children Adverts

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1940's - Children being evacuated from London. Tagged like parcels, these children were on their way to be moved to the country as it was considered safer than the cities in wartime Britain. Many were sent to Australia too - such hard times!

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James Doohan was to gain fame as Scotty on Star Trek. But on the outbreak of War in 1939 he joined the Royal Canadian Artillery serving as a lieutenant in 13th Field Regiment in the U.K. He landed on D-Day at Juno beach where late in the day he was seriously wounded being hit four times in a friendly fire incident. Evacuated to the U.K, on recovery he trained as an AOP pilot, and served as an artillery spotter from 1945 to the wars end flying Austers..

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from Mail Online

The kindness of strangers: A LITTLE GIRL'S WAR BY WENDY APPLETON

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