digital:works Podcast

digital:works Podcast

Digital:works Oral History Podcasts - Oral History interviews collected by trained volunteers are lovingly edited into radio documentary-style programmes and released in podcast format.... Show More

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July 6, 2020 27 min

An Oral History of London's Evacuees

Operation Pied Piper was the name of the plan designed to evacuate children from areas at risk from bombing and invasion.

On 31st August 1939, three days before war broke out, an evacuation order was given for the next day and what followed was a massive logistical operation to move people to areas of safety. In the following three days an estimated 1.5 million people were moved on trains, bus...

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June 29, 2020 28 min

An Oral History of London's Evacuees

Operation Pied Piper was the name of the plan designed to evacuate children from areas at risk from bombing and invasion.

On 31st August 1939, three days before war broke out, an evacuation order was given for the next day and what followed was a massive logistical operation to move people to areas of safety. In the following three days an estimated 1.5 million people were moved on trains, bus...

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June 16, 2020 31 min

An Oral History of London's Evacuees

Operation Pied Piper was the name of the plan designed to evacuate children from areas at risk from bombing and invasion.

On 31st August 1939, three days before war broke out, an evacuation order was given for the next day and what followed was a massive logistical operation to move people to areas of safety. In the following three days an estimated 1.5 million people were moved on trains, bus...

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