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Orphans Of The Storm WWII's UK Child Refugees In US DVD, MP4, USB

Orphans Of The Storm WWII's UK Child Refugees In US DVD, MP4, USB
Orphans Of The Storm WWII's UK Child Refugees In US DVD, MP4, USB
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The Moving Story Of The British Children Evacuated From England During World War II To Temporary Resettlement In The United States And Canada,Presented In The Highest DVD Quality MPG Video Format Of 9.1 MBPS As An Archival Quality All Regions Format DVD, MP4 Video Download Or USB Flash Drive! (Color, 1989, 58 Minutes.) #ChildrensOverseasReceptionBoard #CORB #ChildRefugees #BritishChildRefugees #BattleOfBritain #WorldWarII #WWII #BritishPMs #DVD

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The Evacuation Of Civilians In Britain During The Second World War, codenamed Operation Pied Piper, was designed to defend individuals, especially children, from the risks associated with aerial bombing of cities by moving them to areas thought to be less at risk. The effort began on September 1, 1939 and officially relocated 1.5 million people. There were further waves of official evacuation and re-evacuation from the south and east coasts in June 1940, when a seaborne invasion was expected, and from affected cities after the Blitz began in September 1940. Official evacuations also took place from the UK to other parts of the British Empire, and many non-official evacuations within and from the UK. Other mass movements of civilians included British citizens arriving from the Channel Islands, and displaced people arriving from continental Europe. The Children's Overseas Reception Board (CORB) approved 24,000 children for evacuation overseas. Between March and September 1940, 1,532 children were evacuated to Canada, mainly through the Pier 21 immigration terminal; 577 to Australia; 353 to South Africa and 202 to New Zealand. The scheme was cancelled after the City of Benares was torpedoed on 17 September 1940, killing 77 of the 90 CORB children aboard. However, in 1940 and 1941 about 14,000 children were evacuated privately to overseas relatives or foster families, including 6,000 to Canada and 5,000 to the United States. The BBC cooperated with radio networks in the host countries, to make Children Calling Home, a programme which enabled the evacuated children and their parents to talk to each other, live on air.