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Where is Jarrow?
It is a small city in Newcastle
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What was their largest industry in the 1930's?
Shipping
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When did the marchers go?
London
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How many men went originally?
200
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How did they get petitions?
Holding up banners saying 'Jarrow Crusade'
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What was the phoney war?
a 9 month period where nothing happened
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When germany attacked Poland what did they call it?
Blitzkrieg (Lightning war)
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What is the battle of Dunkirk famous for?
the French and British retreating
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How many days after fighting did the retreat begin?
10 days
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How many small boats rescued troops?
around 80,000
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Between what dates were soldiers evacuated?
26th may and 4th june
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how many soldiers were evacuated?
around 330,000
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How many soldiers were taken as prisoners?
around 300,000
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In Britain what was Dunkirk celebrated as?
a triumph
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During the battle of britain, what was the german name for the invasion?
Operation sealion
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When did the battle of britain begin and how long did it last?
It began on the 1st july 1940, it lasted throughout the summer
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name two RAF strengths
We had Radar, pilots who baled over britain could land safely
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name two Luftwaffe weaknessess
Bombers were too small, pilots who baled over Britain became prisoners of war
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What was the main fear during airaids?
Gas attacks
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how many anderson shelters were built?
2 million
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What age did women have to start working?
20 and over
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Name two types of propaganda to try to get women to work?
"Did for Victory" , "Join the wrens"
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