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Child evacuees from Bristol arriving at Brent in Devon in 1940. (Credits: Imperial War Museum)

Operation Pied Piper: Evacuation of English Children During World War II

One of the most, if not the most, emotionally wrenching decisions made by the British government during World War II was its decision to relocate its children out of urban centers to locations where the risk of bombing attacks was low or non-existent. Called Operation Pied Piper, millions of people, most of them children, were …

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