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Air raid precautions

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 File

"Clementine Churchill": general information on shelters and air raids, 1940-44, 1967-02 - 1974-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/95
Scope and Contents Includes details of visits to MS's anti-aircraft battery by CSC and Winston Churchill, reminiscences of CSC's visits to shelters and a copy of a letter from CSC to Churchill on the work of MS's battery, June 1944.
Dates: 1967-02 - 1974-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Papers on naval subjects, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 5/23
Scope and Contents Subjects include: shipbuilding figures; wireless policy; squadrons abroad for trade protection; totals of ships sunk by German submarines and losses among German and Turkish submarines; the speed and armaments of German submarines; the need to simplify correspondence between the Admiralty and the dockyards; possible zeppelin attacks on London; steady pressure strategy.
Dates: 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Series

Wartime work, 1925 - 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LDBA 1
Scope and Contents Includes: Ministry of Home Security papers on design of air raid shelters; Home Office Civil Defence Research Committee minutes; Department of Scientific and Industrial Research papers on alternative construction methods; papers on bombing trials for shelters and on protection for factories and offices; road research reports; data on damage to reinforced concrete and steel framed buildings; report on damage at Hiroshima and Nagasaki [Japan].
Dates: 1925 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of a few files, which are still closed (details are available in the catalogue), the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.