THE EVACUATION SCHEME IN BRITAIN, 1939

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  • D 1939A
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  • object name: Official photograph
  • object category: Photography
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© IWM (D 1939A)

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An early start to evacuation is made by children of Myrdle School in Stepney. The children assembled at school at 5am on Friday 1 September 1939. This photograph shows evacuees and adults walking along a street carrying suitcases and gas mask boxes. The adults are wearing arm bands which identify them as volunteer marshals.

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