Christmas Day during the war

English children around the Christmas cake in Pinner, Middlesex on Christmas Day, 1944.


The girl cutting the cake is Jean Devereux, and her father was serving in the war in Italy at the time. The tree is a gift from him, purchased through the “Gifts to Home League” which was operated by the YMCA.

Below is an image of the tree being delivered to the house.


One thought on “Christmas Day during the war

  1. […] More photographs of the family’s Christmas can be found HERE. […]

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