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Goodnight Mister Tom: The world of 'Goodnight Mister Tom'

Resources to support the Year 8 study of Goodnight Mister Tom.


WWII Causes and Consequences


Coming just two decades after the last great global conflict, the Second World War was the most widespread and deadliest war in history, involving more than 30 countries and resulting in more than 50 million military and civilian deaths (with some estimates as high as 85 million dead). Sparked by Adolf Hitler’s invasion of Poland in 1939, the war would drag on for six deadly years until the final Allied defeat of both Nazi Germany and Japan in 1945.


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Images of London during WWII

The Blitz


The Blitz


Evacuation Rules

Who said this and why was he so important?

We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds,

we shall fight on the fields...we will never surrender.