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Men & women smile for the camera on & around the bunks that are lined up under the clearly visible roof of a South East London railway arch, probably in November 1940. In the background, the ladies' lavatory can be seen. It is not possible to identify which of the many railway arches used as air raid shelters during the WW2 is featured in this sequence of photographs, although it is probable that it is at Dockley Road in Bermondsey.

Christmas in an air raid shelter, 1940. This little girl has decorations and presents around her bed.

A young woman plays a gramophone in an air raid shelter in north London during 1940.

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London Transport - withdrawal of First Class services from the Underground, 1 February 1940.

The ARP's wont let Hitler and his bombs deter them from celebrating Christmas, they are seen here decorating an air raid shelter.

Decorating air raid shelter

24 Oct 1940, England, UK --- A woman wears a surgical mask to protect others from her cold in a British air raid shelter during World War II. --- Image by ? Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS

Start Your Summer Offensive Now! ...WWII Wartime Manual For Housewives ~ 1942 Lysol ad.

Curiosity overrode fear in the faces of these English children taking shelter in a ditch during a German air raid, 1940