World War 2: Growing up in wartime
- Turn Back Time: Teacher's notes and class activities
- Turn Back Time: Classroom resource pack
- Using archive film: Teacher's notes
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- Rationing - Make your own "make do and mend" designs
- Evacuation 1 - Write a letter to a friend about being an evacuee
- Evacuation 2 - Write a letter to home as an evacuee
- Home Life - Choose what to take into an air raid shelter
- Flanagan and Allen sing 'Run Rabbit Run'
- Vera Lynn sings 'White cliffs of Dover'
- Glenn Miller and his Orchestra play 'In the mood'
- Bing Crosby singing 'Don't fence me in' with the Andrews Sisters
- Marlene Dietrich sings 'Lili Marlene' (in German)
- Marlene Dietrich sings 'Lili Marlene' (in English)
- Jack Buchanan sings 'Everything stops for tea'
- Vera Lynn sings 'We'll meet again'
More WW2 audio from School Radio.
More to Explore
Links in the BBC
- A History of the World: WW2 objects
- BBC History: Home Front WW2
- BBC History: WW2
- BBC WW2 People's War
- BBC Schools: Heroes of the Home Front
- BBC School Radio: WW2 Audio Clips
- BBC Archive: WW2 Outbreak Collection