Why did the British government evacuate children from Britain’s major cities in the Second World War

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Introduction -The British government has expected Germany to go to war again so the British government made secret plans in the early 1930’s that if Britain ever goes to war with Germany that they would evacuate the young children of Britain to safer locations in the country side. Predictions of World War II where as early as 1922 as 4 million deaths where predicted in London alone. Lord Balfour spoke of “unremitting bombardment of a kid that no other city had to endure”. The British leaders where worried about what happened in Guerinca in 1936, when the Germans helped General Franco in the Spanish civil war by the big blitz of Guerinca. Guerinca had a population of about 7,000 people. On 26th April 1937, Guerinca was bombed by the German condor legion. As it was a market day the town was crowded. The town was first struck by explosive bombs and then by incendiaries. As people fled from their homes they were machine-gunned by fighter planes. The three hour raid completely destroyed the town. It is estimated that 1,685 people were killed and 900 injured in the attack and the British leaders did not want that to happen to Britain especially when it would be a much lager scale. -29th September, 1938, Adolf Hitler, Neville Chamberlain, Edouard Daladier and Benito Mussolini signed the Munich Agreement which transferred the Sudetenland to Germany. When Czechoslovakia's head of state protested at this decision Neville Chamberlain told him that Britain would be not go to war over the Sudetenland. The Munich Agreement was popular with most people in Britain because it appeared to have prevented a war with Germany. However, some politicians, including Winston Churchill, resented the agreement. These critics pointed out that no only had the British government behaved dishonourably, but it had lost the support of Czech Army, one of the best in Europe .In March,

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