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Refugee Children 1937 fleeing Spain for Britain

Spanish children were brought to Britain as refugees fleeing from the German bombing of their towns and cities. A reluctant British government took them in but it was left to volunteer organisations to fend for them. Returning to their own country and ‘welcomed’ back by Franco as traitors….

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Empire and Colonialism

The theme of Empire and colonialism because it is this that charts the history of Britain from the C16th. The main thread of British expansion and imperialism is the history of the overseas trade routes….

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