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Landmarks (Children at War)
Landmarks was a long running educational series covering history and geography and shown on BBC Schools.
This particular group of programmes mainly shows the effect the Second World War had on children at the time.
1: The Evacuees
The programme starts by briefly showing the lead up to the Second World War and how, on the 1st of September 1939,
three hundred thousand children were sent from the towns and cities into the countryside.
Evacuation came just in time, for on that same day Hitler invaded Poland.
Many people will never forget that day.
This programme talks to some of them and finds out how they felt, as children, being sent away from their homes.
Narrator: Roger Finn
Producer: Ronald Smedley
Production Company: BBC Education
Video: DivX 5 720x536 25.00fps 1157Kbps
Audio: MPEG Audio Layer 3 44100Hz 128Kbps
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