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Escape to the country: An evacuee' s story

Len Townsend

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World War II evacuee Len Townsend revisits the village in rural Suffolk where he and his brothers were moved in 1939, to escape the bombing of London's East End.

Find out more about BBC Radio 5 live's Breakfast or read the blog at the programme website.

And listen to BBC Radio 5 live's Breakfast, 0600-1000 BST, on Thursday, 03 September - the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II - when the programme will be taking a look at displacement during the war years.


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