In 1945 Harrap & Co. Ltd. published Stephen Spender's book "Citizens in War - and After". The book detailed the activities of a wide range of Civil Defence Services during the war years. The book also contained a forward by the Home Secretary / Minster of Home Security Herbert Morrison, as well as 48 colour photographs by John Hinde, a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society and pioneer of British colour photography (he later became renown for his colour postcards that sold in the millions).
There are some excellent studies of individuals and interesting shots of wardens and Incident Officers. One particular shot of a Control Centre in 1944 shows the main plotting board and map of the area being covered.
A selection of these colour photos by John Hinde can be viewed on the Science & Society Picture Library.
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