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Operation Pied Piper. The evacuation of Britain's cities at the start of World War Two was the biggest and most concentrated mass movement of people in Britain's history.

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The evacuation of civilians in Britain during the Second World War was designed to protect people, especially children, from the risks associated with aerial bombing of cities by moving them to areas thought to be less at risk. Operation Pied Piper, which began on 1 September 1939, officially relocated 1.5 million people. There were further waves of official evacuation and re-evacuation from ...

www.iwm.org.uk/history/the-evacuated-children-of-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.

history.blog.gov.uk/2019/08/30/child-evacuees-in-the-second-world-war...

On 1 September 1939, with war imminent, the government had initiated Operation Pied Piper, which would see the evacuation of over 1.5 million people from urban 'target' areas, of whom 800,000 were children. What were the consequences of this massive scheme, both short-term and long-term?

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A UK Ministry of Health poster encouraging women to care for World War II evacuees Obviously, parents and children often missed each other. In the ‘Phoney War’ that followed the start of the Second World War, Hitler was not ready for a full-scale attack on Britain and France.

www.theguardian.com/world/2020/feb/13/all-wirral-coronavirus-evacuees-set-to...

The first British coronavirus evacuees flown back to the UK from Wuhan, China, have left quarantine, shouting “we’re free” and thanking staff for their compassion “in our time of turmoil”.

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Guernsey just before the evacuation to England. My new book, Britain’s Wartime Evacuees, was published on December 12, 2016 (stories from England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, the Channel Islands and Gibraltar) My history books can be found here:

www.bbc.co.uk/wales/history/sites/themes/periods/ww2_evacuees.shtml

But where evacuees were more scattered there was a direct meeting among children of two different linguistic cultures. In areas that were overwhelmingly Welsh-speaking the evacuees tended to fit ...

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Finally, the evacuation day arrived in September of 1939. Operation Pied Piper itself officially lasted for four consecutive days, during which over 800,000 children were evacuated from England's ...

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The evacuees had already spent two weeks in quarantine on board the cruise ship, but since then 600 passengers and crew have tested positive for the new virus, raising fears that the incubation ...