The Great Evacuation | Youtube

A small black boy carrying his luggage as he left London for the country with a party of other evacuees on 5 July 1940.

A small black boy carrying his luggage as he left London for the country with a party of other evacuees on 5 July 1940. [Wikimedia]

At the outbreak of the Second World War, a massive civilian evacuation programme in the UK was set in motion to transport children out of the cities to the safety of the countryside.

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