THE CIVILIAN EVACUATION SCHEME IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR
At the little village of Wing in Buckinghamshire nearly every cottage has taken in evacuees. Villagers have done their utmost to make the Londoners welcome and Mrs Anthony de Rothschild has helped to furnish a room in the village for their use to enable them to have a little recreation. Photo shows: Evacuated women gather round the organ for a sing song whilst a small evacuee boy tries to accompany them.
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