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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...

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

How to make a model Bomb shelter

School project, how to make a model WWII Anderson Shelter. A step by step guide to making a model Anderson Shelter.

The authorities sought to publicise instances where people had survived in Anderson shelters even though close to bomb explosions. Anderson shelters consisted of thin skinned corrugated iron and were only effective if half buried in the ground and covered in a mound of earth, making them inherently cold and damp - but the shape was very strong.

An Anderson shelter stands up to debris from a collapsed house on Ransome Way.

Air-raid shelter | This view shows the interior of a type of communal Air Raid Shelter ...

Shortly after the declaration of war, the air raid siren sounded and Kate went to a nearby public air raid shelter.

Anderson shelter instructions

The Anderson shelter was designed in It was named after Sir John Anderson, the man responsible for preparing Britain to withstand German air raids. Anderson shelters were designed for 6 people.

An Anderson shelter in a garden in Banham, Norfolk, preserved in the way it would have looked in the 1940s. Many gardens had such bomb shelters erected in them during the war.

An Anderson shelter in a garden in Banham, Norfolk, preserved in the way it would have looked in the Many gardens had such bomb shelters erected in them during the war.

WW2 Anderson Shelter

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Doris and Alan Suter entering the Anderson shelter in their garden at 44 Edgeworth Road, Eltham, London, duirng the summer of 1940.

D Doris and Alan Suter step down into the Anderson shelter in the garden of their home at 44 Edgeworth Road Eltham London sometime between June and August 1940

Air Raid Shelter Model

Model of a WWII Air Raid Shelter. My daughter made this model of a WWII Air Raid Shelter for a School Project.

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.

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

WW2 Anderson Shelter

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