An Incident Officer inspects the ARP equipment inside her ARP Post. The lady is wearing the rank of Post Warden (three yellow chevrons with a six-pointed yellow star above).
This amazing photo from 1939 shows how an Anderson Shelter could withstand immense loads. Piled on top of the shelter are tonnes of pig iron.
This famous colour photo shows a Miss Carter, a volunteer Civil Defence ambulance driver in full uniform in front of the CD flag. She is wearing the ARP-style ski-cap with small CD badge, ARP Pattern 71 Serge Jacket with black buttons and a women's greatcoat draped over the plinth with her ambulance helmet.
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