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Don't Forget to Write!

Belfast played an important role during the Second World War producing munitions, ships, aircraft, ropes, parachutes, and uniforms. This made it a possible target for an air raid. Some families took the threat seriously and evacuated their children to the countryside where they would be safer.

Evacuees missed their parents so they wrote letters home to stay in touch and tell them about their experiences.


Don't Forget To Write!

Imagine that you have just been evacuated from Belfast during the Second World War. Write a letter to your family back home using the template provided.

Download our Don't Forget To Write Resource below:

Don't Forget to Write A3

Don't Forget to Write A4

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