Christmas Day during the war

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

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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.

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