Children of Wearside prepare to be evacuated in 1939.
Children of Wearside prepare to be evacuated in 1939.

25 photos which show the effect of the Second World War on Sunderland

Sunderland Echo archives contain some incredible photographs of the effects that war had on Wearside.

Monday, 4th November 2019, 4:45 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th November 2019, 11:47 am

With Remembrance Day at the weekend – and a BBC television series World on Fire putting the emphasis on the Second World War – we selected 25 which reveal the conflict closer to home.

They focus on everything from the evacuation of Wearside schoolchildren to air raids.

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