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Kids reenact WWII evacuation

The Great Central Railway is helping children experience what it was like to be a Second World War evacuee. Children are dressing up in 40s-style clothing and a former evacuee is sharing her experiences.

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Schoolchildren in war-time evacuation re-enactment

A thousand schoolchildren have had a taste of life as a Second World War evacuee. The pupils travelled back to the 1940's in a war-time re-enactment event on a steam railway.

Joining the children were the Prime Minister and King and Queen of the day, a real-life evacuee reliving her childhood, and our Education Correspondent Peter Bearne.

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