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World War One Virtual Trench System. BLITZ: animated multimedia. Home Sweet Home Front - DIG FOR VICTORY. DIG! DIG! DIG! For Victory The Ministry of Agriculture launched one month on from the outbreak of the Second World War, one of the most memorable slogans of the whole conflict - 'Dig for Victory'. From this point on, the whole of Britain's home front were encouraged to transform their private gardens into mini-allotments. It was believed, quite rightly, that this would not only provide essential crops for families and neighbourhoods alike, but help the war effort by freeing up valuable space for war materials on the merchant shipping convoys. Indeed, over just a few months, Britain saw its green and pleasant land transformed with gardens, flowerbeds and parkland dug up for the plantation of vegetables. By 1943, over a million tons of vegetables were being grown in gardens and allotments.

During the course of the war, many propagandist moves were made to promote the importance of 'growing your own'. “Dig! Keep on pushing the spade Don’t mind the worms Just ignore their squirms Dig! Potato Pete. Home Sweet Home Front - DIG FOR VICTORY. World War 2 - Primary Schools. BBC Bitesize - What was it like in a World War One trench? World War 2 teaching resources at TopicBox.net.

Delve into memories of world war two, evacuation, the home front, rationing, the war leaders. There's even support for a History or Literacy topic on Anne Frank's diary. 303 Squadron WW2 RAF games A great WW2 history where players can train to be a pilot in the Squadron 303 in… View now Animals in War Time Text, photos and video clips of the roles animals play in wartime. View now Anne Frank quiz A simple quiz, ideal for upper KS2… View now Audio tracks - speeches Hitler, Churchill and Chamberlain are mentioned here.

View now BBC Sound Clips Astonishing sound archive that covers everything from Churchill and Chamberlain,… View now Blitz damage photo gallery Excellent collection of photos of the Blitz. View now Britain at war Suitable text for children and lots of useful images on a range of war-based top… View now Children of World War 2 A great site with plenty of artefacts to investigate. View now Evacuation game Choose what you would pack in a suitcase using this drag and drop activity. View now View now.

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School Radio - World War 2 Audio Clips. Learning Zone Class Clips - Memories of the Spitfire in the Second World War - History Video. Learning Zone Class Clips - A Day in the Life...of a 10-year-old as an evacuee - History Video. Learning Zone Class Clips - How was food rationed during World War Two? - History Video. Learning Zone Class Clips - Children of World War II – a soldier's daughter - History Video. Learning Zone Class Clips - Children of World War II – an evacuee's adventure - History Video. Learning Zone Class Clips - Children of World War II – Living through the air raids - History Video. Horrible Histories - Codebreaking Mix-up. Horrible Histories Don't Wake Hitler. Horrible Histories- World War Two Homeguard -HD 1080p. Websites about World War 2 (WW2) Homework for Kids. World War Two Discover what life was like for Children growing up during the Second World War. A BBC site. London at War Learn about the impact of the Second World War at home.

The site includes excellent photographs, it describes daily life for ordinary people, rationing, the role of women, air raids, life in the shelters, and the evacuation of children from London. What was life like in the Second World War? Home Sweet Home Front - WEBSITE. Home, The 1940s Society. Teaching and Learning Resources | About us | Memories of War. Nation on Film - War - Index. Films from the Home Front. Recounts from World War Two. Children in World War II | Teachers TV. Children of World War 2: BAFTA Children's Learning - Primary Winner in 2013. World War II - Educational Song - History Music for Kids. Roll of Honour - Lincolnshire - Fiskerton. RAF Fiskerton HOME PAGE. Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields: England, Lincolnshire. Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields: United Kingdom England: Lincolnshire This collection of airfields is © 2010-2013 by RonaldV(Disclaimer). Goxhill Added 4 Aug 2012 - North Killingholme Added 4 Aug 2012 - Killingholme Added 4 Aug 2012 Sandtoft Added 30 Sep 2012 - Grimsby Added 1 Oct 2012 - Elsham Wolds Added 2 Oct 2012 Hibaldstow Added 7 Dec 2012 - Kirton-in-Lindsey (RFC) Added 29 Dec 2012 - Kirton-in-Lindsey (RAF) Added 29 Dec 2012 Binbrook Added 29 Dec 2012 - Blyton Added 31 Dec 2012 - Hemswell Added 2 Jan 2013 - North Coates Added 2 Jan 2013 - Donna Nook Added 6 Jan 2013 Goxhill runway: 05/23 - 1600x..yds - tarmac runway: 10/28 - 1100x..yds - tarmac runway: 17/35 - 1100x..yds - tarmac Goxhill air field (RAF Goxhill, also known as USAAF Station 345 and nicknamed RAF Goathill) was an airfield 240 kilometers north of London.

During World War I a Royal Flying Corps landing ground existed near Goxhill. It was abandoned immediately after the war however. Facilities at Goxhill left a lot to be desired. The only place in the UK where you can ride in a Lancaster Bomber - Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre. RAF-lincolnshire.info :: A brief history :: World War Two. World War Two The Second World War was a period of intensive air force activity spanning all the disciplines of offensive and flying operations and ground-based defence. Air roles included offensive bomber, day fighter, night fighter, anti-shipping strike, transport and flying training. Land-based roles included the Chain Home High and Chain Home Low RADAR stations at RAF Stenigot, RAF Skendleby and RAF Ingoldmels, schools covering air armaments, air gunnery and other ground defence disciplines. The sea-based air-sea rescue launches of Coastal Command should not be overlooked. In Sep 1939, when war was declared, there were 10 operational or near-operational military airfields in Lincolnshire.

From 1939 a fairly standard plan was adopted for new airfields, with older ones being brought up to the same standards when they could. Many key and innovative missions were generated from Lincolnshire's RAF bomber bases, earning just under half of Bomber Command's 19 Victoria Crosses. P.M. WW2 People's War - People's War in Lincolnshire. Air Raid Sirens followed by the All Clear (Very good quality recording) Evacuation of children during the World War II. World War II. Why did World War II Start? - Children's British History Encyclopedia. Since 1933, Germany had been ruled by Adolf Hitler and his political party, the Nazis.

They wanted to take revenge for Germany’s defeat in the Great War by expanding Germany’s empire. In 1938, the Nazis invaded Austria and on 15th March 1939 they invaded Czechoslovakia. Next, on 1st September 1939, over a million Nazi troops then invaded Poland. The UK and France had promised to help the Poles if they were attacked so gave Hitler an ultimatum (final demand) by threatening war if his troops did not withdraw by 3rd September.

Most families in the UK heard the news on the radio, announced by the Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain at 11:15am. World War II was fought between two major alliances (groups of countries), which at the start of the war were: the Axis Powers, including: Germany, Italy and Japan;the Allies, including: France, China, the UK and some of its Commonwealth (e.g. In June 1941, The Soviet Union then joined the Allies, after Germany attacked it. World War Two (WW2) for Kids. Remembrance Day For almost six years from 1939 to 1945 Britain fought the toughest war it had ever experienced. World War II was total war - every person, every business, every service was involved. Britain did not fight alone, the war also involved many countries.

World War II involved 61 countries with 1.7 billion people (three quarters of the world's population). Fifty million people lost their lives and hundreds of millions people were injured. After World War One ended in 1918, Germany had to give up land and was banned from having armed forces. In 1933 the German people voted for a leader named Adolf Hitler, who led a political party in Germany called the National Socialists or Nazis. Shortly before 5am on Friday 1st September, 1939, German forces stormed the Polish frontier. World War Two in Europe began on 3rd September 1939, when the Prime Minister of Britain, Neville Chamberlain, declared war on Germany. Countries What countries fought on which side? World War 2 for Kids.

When did World War Two begin? World War Two in Europe began on 3rd September 1939, when the Prime Minister of Britain, Neville Chamberlain, declared war on Germany. It involved many of the world's countries. Why did the Second World War start? Why second world war he Second World War was started by Germany in an unprovoked attack on Poland. Britain and France declared war on Germany after Hitler had refused to abort his invasion of Poland.

When did World War Two end? The War ended in the Summer of 1945. How did people protect themselves during the war? Children and some women were evacuated from the big cities into the countryside. Primary History - World War 2. World War II Photos. General Douglas MacArthur wades ashore during initial landings at Leyte, P.I., October, 1944. Cropped from Select List number 150. The Second World War was documented on a huge scale by thousands of photographers and artists who created millions of pictures. American military photographers representing all of the armed services covered the battlefronts around the world. Every activity of the war was depicted--training, combat, support services, and much more.

On the home front, the many federal war agencies produced and collected pictures, posters, and cartoons on such subjects as war production, rationing, and civilian relocation. The pictures described in this list are from the holdings of the Still Picture Branch (NNSP) of the National Archives and Records Administration. Pictures are listed by subject and campaign. At the end of this leaflet there are instructions for ordering complete sets of slides from this and other Select Audiovisual Records lists. Contents: How to Order Leaders. School Radio - World War 2 Audio Clips.

People At War - Teaching Resources. The People at War website was trialled in four schools, you can view available feedback from students and teachers here Contents 1. Ways to use this site 3. Feedback Link to Feedback form 4. Links and Contacts List of useful sites and contact emails and telephone numbers to be supplied. 1. Above all, use this site in a way which works for you, your students and your school. . - to teach World War Two. . - to do a comparative study of the impact of WW2 on two major cities – Hartlepool and Swansea, in different parts of the country.

. - as the basis for your own local study. . - as a way to encourage pupils to really interrogate evidence, and to begin to draw conclusions from this. . - as a way to build up your own set of resources for teaching about World War Two. . - to make learning more active. . - to be fun! Curriculum Topics What’s the story? History Key Stage 2 – Britain since 1930 Equipment To make best use of this site in your classroom you will need: Objective Time Required One full lesson 3.

Primary History - World War 2 - World at war. Primary History - World War 2 - Children at war. World War 2 History TopicBox.net - free teacher resources for every UK primary school teaching topic. Delve into memories of world war two, evacuation, the home front, rationing, the war leaders. There's even support for a History or Literacy topic on Anne Frank's diary. 303 Squadron WW2 RAF games A great WW2 history where players can train to be a pilot in the Squadron 303 in… View now Animals in War Time Text, photos and video clips of the roles animals play in wartime.

View now Anne Frank quiz A simple quiz, ideal for upper KS2… View now Audio tracks - speeches Hitler, Churchill and Chamberlain are mentioned here. View now BBC Sound Clips Astonishing sound archive that covers everything from Churchill and Chamberlain,… View now Blitz damage photo gallery Excellent collection of photos of the Blitz. View now Britain at war Suitable text for children and lots of useful images on a range of war-based top… View now Children of World War 2 A great site with plenty of artefacts to investigate.

View now Evacuation game Choose what you would pack in a suitcase using this drag and drop activity. View now View now. World War 2.