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The Hidden Home Front – World War I – Episode 1

Childhood Interrupted

Goes into the schools, fields, orchards and homes of Worcestershire during the First World War. It reveals that children – some only 10 years old – played a vital part in feeding the country and how their lives were altered.

Also watch the series introduction with University of Worcester below.



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The Hidden Home Front – World War I – Episode 1