Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Account of the first mass raid on the Woolwich area, London, on 7 September 1940. Includes transcript.
The reports cover the blitz and the bombing of London and include sections on the general character of the raids; the direct effect of the raids (casualties, homeless, damage, and transport restrictions); general effects of war conditions; and policy and administration. The first report includes a retrospective section on the general character of the raids since August 1940.
Home Office papers including: statistics of ARP recruitment; guidance about the Official Secrets Act; ARP department annual report for 1936 (apparently unpublished); statement by Sir Ernest Gowers about the Battle of Britain to MPs; and casualty figures.
Possibly at the military site near Cuxhaven.
Photographs of subjects including air defences, wireless equipment and V2 rockets and a letter on the Blitz, 1940.
Including photographs of refugees.
Reports on London Region to the Minister of Home Security from Ernest Gowers [Senior Regional Commissioner], 1941-07 - 1945-03-31
These regular reports include regular sections on attacks by the enemy; civil defence; fire services; preparations for invasion; preparation of plans for attack; lessons from raids; and movement of population.
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].