Evacuation - Why were some British Children evacuated to countries overseas? Main page

Questions Source 1Source 2Source 3Source 4
1a What were the risks for children travelling to overseas countries?

1b Why was the Prime Minister anxious to stop the scheme for evacuating children overseas?

1c What did the overseas Dominions (Australia; Canada, New Zealand; South Africa) and the United States of America offer to do in 1940?

 

War Cabinet Minutes June-September 1940

PRO ref: CAB 65/7-8-9; War Cabinet Minutes June-September 1940
PRO ref: CAB 65/7-8-9; War Cabinet Minutes June-September 1940
PRO ref: CAB 65/7-8-9; War Cabinet Minutes June-September 1940