What can we learn from the WW2 generation?
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Coronavirus: what we can learn from the war generation

The current coronavirus outbreak is said to be the biggest challenge for the world since World War Two.

BBC Stories has brought together young people and their grandparents to find out what lessons we can all learn to get through this crisis.

Editor: Kathryn Parker

Executive producer: Karlene Pinnock

Commissioning Editor: Kimberley Rowell

More from the BBC here - BBC History looks back through the archives to see how the BBC swung into action during World War II, offering tips on food preparation and meal planning. Might these archive recordings offer any insights into the current crisis?

  • 09 Apr 2020
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