3 EvacueesContentPeople expected cities to be bombed, as enemy planes tried to destroy factories. But bombs would hit homes and schools too, so children would be in danger. The government tried at the start of the war to empty the cities of children.
4 BlitzContentIn 1940,the German leader, Adolf Hitler ,ordered the German air force to bomb London and other big cities. Hitler hoped this would make Britain surrender. This was called the BLITZ!
5 ChurchillContentWinston Churchill was Britain's Prime Minister for most of World War II. He was famous for his speeches, and for his refusal to give in, even when things were going badly. For a time he was the most famous person in Britain. People all over the world know the name Winston Churchill.
6 HitlerContentAdolf Hitler was one of the most evil leaders in human history. He dreamed of making Germany the most powerful country in the world. This caused a war which cost 30,000,000 lives in Europe alone and left Germany itself divided and in ruins. Hitler hated Jews, communists and gypsies and led to the organized murder over 6,000,000 men, women and children.
7 QuotesContentSoldiers, Sailors, and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force: You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you….I have full confidence in your courage, devotion to duty and skill in battle. Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak, Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. Quote by Winston Churchill Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves that if the British Empire and Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say, This was their finest hour. Winston Churchill