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Out of harm's way

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In June 1940 Britain expected enemy invasion. Despite Churchill's determination to fight on the beaches, many parents made desperate efforts to send their children abroad to safety. Thousands left for America, Canada, Australia and other distant countries.

In this revealing new book, Jessica Mann, herself a wartime evacuee, looks at the experiences of those who were sent away to a foreign land including their dangerous journeys across U-boat-ridden oceans, and asks how they coped with being away, and also how they found life back in the UK on their return. Drawing extensive original research and on memories of many former evacuees, including Elizabeth Taylor and Shirley Williams, and using , Jessica Mann builds up a moving portrait of a lost generation.

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Author(s):
Jessica Mann
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
242x161x34
EAN-13:
9780755311385
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780755311385
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
352
Publisher:
Headline

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In June 1940 Britain expected enemy invasion. Despite Churchill's determination to fight on the beaches, many parents made desperate efforts to send their children abroad to safety. Thousands left for America, Canada, Australia and other distant countries.

In this revealing new book, Jessica Mann, herself a wartime evacuee, looks at the experiences of those who were sent away to a foreign land including their dangerous journeys across U-boat-ridden oceans, and asks how they coped with being away, and also how they found life back in the UK on their return. Drawing extensive original research and on memories of many former evacuees, including Elizabeth Taylor and Shirley Williams, and using , Jessica Mann builds up a moving portrait of a lost generation.

Author(s):
Jessica Mann
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
242x161x34
EAN-13:
9780755311385
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780755311385
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
352
Publisher:
Headline

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