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Young Boy - WW2 Evacuee

Fear that German bombing would cause civilian deaths prompted the government to evacuate children, mothers with infants and the infirm from British towns and cities during the Second World War. Evacuation took place in several waves. The first came on 1 September 1939 - the day Germany invaded Poland and two days before the British declaration of war. Over the course of three days 1.5 million evacuees were sent to rural locations considered to be safe.

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM
f/5.0
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  • Image type: image/jpeg
  • Exposure: 1/5000
  • Resolution: 72/1
  • Created: 15th July 2017
  • Uploaded: 17th July 2017
  • Category: People-and-places
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