The war grave warriors

When the German army overran Belgium in 1940, a small group of Britons who tended the graves around Ypres were forced to disband. Sue Elliott has written a book about their children (to accompany a BBC TV programme) and here she reveals how three of them fared in the Nazi onslaught

A group of Belgian refugees fleeing upon the arrival of German troops on the roads, 21 June 1940. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)

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