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World War Two children

History A-Z

Air raid
an attack by enemy bombers

Air-raid warning
a signal that a bomb attack was going to start

the countries that fought against Germany, Italy and Japan in the Second World War

Billeting officer
the person who found homes for evacuees

people who went to live in parts of the country where there were no air raids

Host family
a family that took in an evacuee

an underwater boat