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Aerial bombardment

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Articles collected for an anthology, 1938-70

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 2/2/1
Scope and Contents Comprising: "Manpower in War", 1938; "Social Services in the Blitz" also known as "London Under Bombing", 1941; with Henry Bunbury, "Financial Mysticism", 1943; "Distribution of Income within the Family", 1952; with Ed Shils, "The Meaning of the Coronation", 1953; "The Role of the Extended Family in a Disaster", 1954; with Peter Willmott, "Social Grading by Manual Workers", undated; with John Gibson, "In Search of Explanation of Social Mobility", 1963; with Bernard Benjamin and Chris Wallis,...
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Letter from Con Condren to his brother Richard, on the beginning of the Blitz, 1940-09-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CNDN 22
Scope and Contents

Account of the first mass raid on the Woolwich area, London, on 7 September 1940. Includes transcript.

Dates: 1940-09-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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London Civil Defence Region (Intelligence Branch) regular reports, 1941-01-01 - 1942-03-25

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PRKR 1
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1941-01-01 - 1942-03-25
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"London Notes", 1933 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PRKR 3
Scope and Contents

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of ARP recruitment; guidance about the Official Secrets Act; ARP department annual report for 1936 (apparently unpublished); statement by Sir Ernest Gowers about the Battle of Britain to MPs; and casualty figures.

Dates: 1933 - 1949
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Panoramic photographs of bomb damage in Germany, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CNDN 14
Scope and Contents

Possibly at the military site near Cuxhaven.

Dates: 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Photographs of bomb disposal work

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CNDN 9
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Photographs of subjects including air defences, wireless equipment and V2 rockets and a letter on the Blitz, 1940.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Photographs of buildings, people and bomb damage in Germany, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CNDN 15
Scope and Contents

Possibly Frankfurt.
Including photographs of refugees.

Dates: 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Reports on London Region to the Minister of Home Security from Ernest Gowers [Senior Regional Commissioner], 1941-07 - 1945-03-31

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PRKR 2
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1941-07 - 1945-03-31
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.