The two World Wars caused changes to Sherwood Forest. There was a greater need for timber and coal as well as space to house and train soldiers.

New buildings were also constructed during the War and immediately after it. Some of the changes to land use remained after the War but some land was returned to its original use. Clues have been left behind that can tell us what happened in the landscape between 1939 and 1945.

key questions

This unit will consider:

  • How did the First and Second World Wars impact the Century of Change and the Sherwood Forest area?
  • What is the evidence of the impact of the First and Second World Wars on Sherwood Forest and surrounding villages?
  • How has War changed the communities in and around Sherwood Forest.

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