- 283 p.,  p. of plates ; 24 cm.
- Contents: Myth making -- British evacuation : the reality -- The Anderson Committee discussions -- The British evacuation -- British camp schools -- Overseas evacuation -- Hitler Youth -- Kinderlandverschickung -- The Finnish war children : the "Sotalapsi" -- The children of collaborators -- Child soldiers -- How is war depicted in children's picture books, novels and textbooks? -- The long-term effects.Summary: "Children have always been the victims of war, and this fascinating new history examines the effects of war on the young, including those from Britain, Germany and Finland during and after the Second World War, as well as children in more recent conflicts in West Africa, among many others. Taking first-hand accounts from survivors, diaries and authentic documents, this eye-opening history reflects the untold story of hundreds of thousands of children whose lives were affected by the horrors of war."--Publisher description.