Evacuation

What new experiences did the evacuees have?
They could play outdoors and make new friends
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What was the evacuation operation called?
Operation Pied Piper
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What on occasion did the evacuees find when they returned home?
Remainig family would have left without contacting the evacuee. It would have been hard and distressing
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How did evacuation help factories?
Many were in the countryside so increased population meant that they could employ more people.
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How many people accompanied the evacuees?
100,000 teachers
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How did the government use propaganda to stop parens from bringing their children home early?
It put immense pressure on parents to send their children to the 'safety' of the countryside.
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What was the phoney war?
8-month period at the start of WW2 where there was only one military operation.
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How much damage was done to those towns and cities?
66,000 houses were destroyed, 77,000 made homeless, 1,900 killed.
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How many people were evacuated?
3 million children, pregnant women and other vulnerable people
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why were people evacuated?
To protect the people, especially children, from the Blitz.
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What was the evacuation operation called?

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Operation Pied Piper

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What on occasion did the evacuees find when they returned home?

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Card 4

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How did evacuation help factories?

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How many people accompanied the evacuees?

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