Sunday, 8 March 2015

Cutting -First Evacuation of Schools (1939)

28th September 1938
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This is an aspect of the World War 2 London evacuation of children just 3 weeks after the outbreak, that I've never come across before. The use of the words 'cripple' and 'little cripples' as well as describing other kids as ' normal children' would have gone unnoticed at the time but rather jar these days.

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