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Liverpool Blitz: 3am

The sound everyone has prayed for is heard across the city - the 'all clear' siren. Cold and weary people stumble from shelters expecting the worst. Many will have lost their homes, friends or relatives during the raid and do nothing but stare at the remains of their homes. Around them the emergency services rush to control blazes, while volunteers and wardens try to dig survivors from the rubble.

Learn more about cleaning the bombed city.

A collapsed shelter
This shelter collapsed during an attack on 17/18 September 1940, killing two people
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Audio clip

Pearl Cartwright talks about rummaging through the remains of her house.
(windows media | mp3 | read transcript)

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