British Guest Children

The German war-machine moved through France in early 1940 and, with just a narrow channel of water separating the continent from Great Britain, there were increasing fears that a German invasion was imminent. Offers had previously been extended by Canada as a British Dominion, to support the evacuation of Britain’s young children, and were now being taken into serious consideration. Simply moving children to more pastoral areas of the English countryside did not seem to afford enough surety for their safety.

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