May 2011
Military History;May2011, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p54
The article discusses the air raid precautions featured in the set of cigarette cards distributed by tobacco company W.D. & H.O. to British civilians to protect their homes and themselves against air attacks in 1938. The ground floor of a small house is considered as the safest refuge location in case of incendiary bombs. Walls of sandbags may be used as a wartime window treatment. Fixing a wet carpet or blanket over the door is suggested to prevent gas seepage.


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