The Role of Sources in Historical Memory: Evacuee Children of Second World War Britain

Sarah Oeste

Abstract


Was the evacuation program for British children during the Second World War a success or a failure? This paper analyses how various types of sources, each with their own strengths and weaknesses, provide different answers to this question, and ultimately impact how the evacuations take shape in public memory.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15353/whr.v9.151

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