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AIR RAID SHELTER BASEMENT DICKINS JONES REGENT STREET LONDON ENGLAND 1940 (D 1657)

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

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1 August 2014: Civil defences in World War 2

Air raid shelter in Sydney’s Hyde Park during World War II

A woman fixing her mattress and pillows on the top bunk as she prepares for a nights sleep in an air raid shelter during the Blitz, November 1940 (b/w photo)

The dome of the Taj Mahal was covered in 1942 as there was a possiblity of an air attack by German and Japanese Air Force