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Gillian Mawsom

Gillian Mawson is an historian and author specialising in the experience of British evacuees during the Second World War. To find out more about the lives of the Guernsey children and adults in England, you can follow Gillian Mawson’s blog at: Guernsey Evacuees

Child evacuees of WWII

Gillian Mawson investigates the experience of Guernsey evacuee children in England during the Second World War.  In May 2008 when I discovered that over 17,000 Guernsey evacuees had arrived in England in June 1940, just before the Nazis invaded their island, I was astounded!  I knew that the Channel Islands had been occupied during the Second World War, but had …

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