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BBC - History - The Home Front (pictures, video, facts & news)

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Watch and listen to BBC clips about the Home Front in Britain during WW2. Learn about evacuation, rationing, the German occupation of the Channel Islands, civil...
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A fantastic starting page on the Home Front. There are links to many different aspects. You can listen to broadcasts, watch short clips and also read primary and secondary sources. A must visit!

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Evacuation

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A fantastic GCSE website giving in depth detail about the Home Front and some primary sources. Well worth a visit!

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BBC - History - British History in depth: Women Under Fire in World War Two

BBC - History - British History in depth: Women Under Fire in World War Two | Home Front Second World War | Scoop.it
There was much more to women's work during World War Two than 'Make Do and Mend'.
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The Home Front | The National Archives

The Home Front | The National Archives | Home Front Second World War | Scoop.it
Education exercise about the Home Front in Britain during the Second World War.
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A good use of Primary sourses we looked at last lesson that you may want to include in your project when talking about government propaganda.

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Home Front | The National Archives

Home Front | The National Archives | Home Front Second World War | Scoop.it
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A brief intoduction to the key aspects of life on the Home Front. Some links to other websites as well.

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Britain's Home Front in World War Two

The Home Front was the name given to what was happening in Britain while the war was fought. The Home Front includes topics such as evacuation, rationing, gas masks, the home guard (Dad's Army).
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A useful History website which has links to many different aspects of the Home Front. Pick topics that interest you.

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FlyingBombsandRockets,V1,V2,Rockets,Flying bombs,

FlyingBombsandRockets,V1,V2,Rockets,Flying bombs, | Home Front Second World War | Scoop.it

Between June 1944 and March 1945 London came under attack from Hitler's vengeance weapons : the V1 Flying Bomb, the first cruise missile and later the V2 rocket, the first ballistic missile. These killed 8938 Londoners, seriously injured 25,000 and destroyed tens of thousands of houses and other buildings. This web site it about the attacks and how it affected parts of South London.

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A detailed insight into the V1 and V1 bombs and their impact on the South London. Very interesting to Miss as it details the bombing on the different places she has lived in the last 5 years! Links to Britain under attack and the Blitz.

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Rationing in the Second World War

Rationing in the Second World War | Home Front Second World War | Scoop.it
In January 1940, the British government introduced food rationing. The scheme was designed to ensure fair shares for all at a time of national shortage.
The Ministry of Food was responsible for overseeing rationing.
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Information from the Imperial War Museum on Rationing during Second World War.

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Caring on the home front » Civil defence and the Joint War Organisation:

Caring on the home front » Civil defence and the Joint War Organisation: | Home Front Second World War | Scoop.it
Caring on the Home Front - Volunteer memories from World War Two
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An extensive insight from volunteer memories working on the Home Front. Many stories ranging from children's past times to hospitals and uniforms.

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