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During WW2 my grandparents had an Anderson shelter in their back garden. Years after the war it was still there, being used as a garden shed.

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My Spring Fling 2009 entry is a WWII English Anderson (bomb) shelter in a suburban garden with a British Resistance Operational Base hidden underneath.The V...

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Pickles from Bristol 1940 Preparation for lunch in an Anderson Shelter with the family pet "Pickles". The Anderson shelter was designed in 1938 by William Paterson and Oscar Carl (Karl) Kerrison in response to a request from the Home Office. It was named after Sir John Anderson, then Lord Privy Seal with special responsibility for preparing air-raid precautions immediately prior to the outbreak of World War II, and it was he who then initiated the development of the shelter.

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