Evacuation

Key Stage 1 and 2: History; Children in World War 2, British Society; Films contain the Blitz, London Blackout, Evacuees, Home Front. Useful for revealing the hardships faced by civilians during the war and measures taken to ensure public welfare. Questions: What do these films tell you about the extent of the war being waged on the home front?

Children Re-Evacuated

Children Re-Evacuated (1940)

Children already evacuated from London to Brighton get moved again to a safer place.

War And Society - Part 2 - Fighting Words

War And Society - Part 2 - Fighting Words (1939)

Series for schools about war - this episode covers the Second World War.

War And Society - Part 1 - The People's War

War And Society - Part 1 - The People's War (1939)

Series for schools about war - this episode covers home front activity during Second World War.

The Queen's Broadcast

The Queen's Broadcast (1939)

Footage of the Queen's broadcast to the nation on Remembrance Day.

We've Come Back

We've Come Back (1945)

A little boy and girl return to bomb damaged Canterbury after having been evacuated.

The Queen With The Children AKA The Queen Visits Evacuee Children

The Queen With The Children AKA The Queen Visits Evacuee Children (1939)

Footage of Queen Elizabeth visiting evacuated children in the countryside.

The Great Experiment

The Great Experiment (1945)

Mrs J. B. Priestley chats about her home for evacuated mums and children.

Kids Issue Title - Oyez !

Kids Issue Title - Oyez ! (1943)

Footage of young evacuees enjoying themselves in the North Wales countryside.

Front Line London

Front Line London (1944)

Warfare in London - air raids, shelters, evacuation...

Evacuating The Children

Evacuating The Children (1940)

Good story about the movement of thousands of children from London to the provinces.

East Grinstead AKA Evacuees Return

East Grinstead AKA Evacuees Return

The little children who were evacuated from London are taken onto the buses for their journey home. East Grinstead, West Sussex.

Don't Bring The Children

Don't Bring The Children (1939)

Footage of evacuated children in the countryside.

Children Evacuated From Plymouth

Children Evacuated From Plymouth (1941)

Good shots of child evacuees leaving Plymouth.

Children Calling Home

Children Calling Home (1941)

Parents in radio studio talk to their children who have been evacuated to USA.

Child Evacuees From Brighton

Child Evacuees From Brighton

Children evacuated from Brighton look happy as they climb onto their trains.

Child Evacuees

Child Evacuees (1941)

Lovely shots of young child evacuees enjoying themselves in safety.

Action! - An Incident In The Blitzkrieg

Action! - An Incident In The Blitzkrieg (1940)

Good scenes just after a bomb has dropped on London.

Nazis War On Children

Nazis War On Children (1940)

Children, survivors of a torpedoed evacuee ship, are brought back to a reception centre.