second world war
Considered one of the biggest mass movements of people in British history, the evacuation of nearly three million children from cities to the country during the Second World War not only split families apart, but its significance irrevocably shaped the lives of these children for decades to follow. For the evacuees, their lives and stories >> read more
During the Second World War, Cornwall became home to hundreds men who were not born and bred here. These unexpected guests arrived in the form of prisoners of war.