Suggested Reading


Brown, Mike. Evacuees: Evacuation in Wartime Britain, 1939-1945 (Stroud: Sutton Publishing, 2000)

Brown, Mike. Evacuees of the Second World War (England: Shire Publications, 2009)

Crosby, Travis L. The Impact of Civilian Evacuation in the Second World War (Beckenham, Kent: Croom Helm, 1986)

Inglis, Ruth. The Children’s War: Evacuation 1939-1945 (London: Collins, 1989)

Jackson, Charlton. Who Will Take Our Children? (London: Methuen, 1985)

Johnson, B.S. The Evacuees (London: Gollancz, 1968)

Mann, Jessica. Out of Harms Way: The Wartime Evacuation of Children from Britain (England: Headline, 2006)

Morris, Monica. Goodnight Children, Everywhere: Voices of Evacuees (England: The History Press Ltd, 2009)

Parsons, Mike. Britain at War: Evacuation (London: Wayland, 1999) 

Stranack, David. Schools at War: The Story of Education, Evacuation and Endurance in the Second World War (England: Phillimore & Co Ltd, 2005)

Summers, Julie. When the Children Came Home: Stories of Wartime Evacuees (Great Britain: Simon & Schuster UK Ltd, 2011)

Welshman, John. Churchill’s Children: The Evacuee Experience in Wartime Britain (England: Oxford University Press, 2010)

Journal Articles

Cunningham, Peter and Gardner. ‘Saving the nation’s children’: 1 teachers, wartime evacuation in England and Wales and the construction of national identity’ in History of Education: Journal of the History of Education Society, Vol. 28, No. 3 (1999) pp. 327-337

Foster, D. et al. ‘The evacuation of British children during World War II: A preliminary investigation into the long-term psychological effects’, Aging & Mental Health, Vol. 7, No. 5 (2003) pp. 398-408

Lin, Patricia. ‘ National Identity and Social Mobility: Class, Empire and the British Government Overseas Evacuation of Children During the Second World War’ in Twentieth Century British History,Vol. 7, No. 3 (1997) pp. 310-344

Rusby, James and Tasker, Fiona. ‘Childhood temporary separation: long-term effects of the British evacuation of children during World War 2 on older adults' attachment styles’ in Attachment and Human Development, Vol. 10, No. 2 (2008) pp. 207-221

Welshman, John. ‘Evacuation, Hygiene, and Social Policy: The Our Towns Report of 1943’ in The Historical Journal, Vol. 42, No. 3 (1999) pp. 781-807

Welshman, John. ‘Evacuation and Social Policy During the Second World War: Myth and Reality’ in Twentieth Century British History, Vol. 9, No. 1(1998) pp. 28-53

Wheatcroft, Sue.‘Children’s Experiences of War: Handicapped Children in England During the Second World War’ in Twentieth Century British History, Vol. 19, No. 4 (2008) pp. 480-501

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