Wartime Christmas

English children evacuated during The Blitz eat their Christmas dinner in 1941 in a home for evacuees in Henley-on-Thames, a town along the River Thames in Oxfordshire.

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Wartime Christmas

This photograph is from a Christmas party at a home for evacuees in Henley-on-Thames in Oxfordshire, England in 1941.

As Britain had been at war for more than two years at this point, a woman is playing Father Christmas.

Here is another image from the same event.

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A Christmas party for war children

British children evacuated from the cities during World War Two were invited to a Christmas party in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire in December, 1941.

The party was hosted by American children, while Father Christmas was played by a woman.

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