Liverpool Blitz: 6am
On city centre streets homeless people and exhausted emergency services staff gather around catering vans. Women volunteers
are handing out tea and hot meals. The food is warmly received, as are the smiles, kind words and occasional jokes. Everyone
begins to realise just how tired they are, and thoughts turn to finding shelter for the day and coming night.
Read more about the help given to bombed out people and the emergency services.
The overhead railway on the corner of James Street and Strand Street. 2/3 May 1941. Damage to public transport made travelling
to rest centres and other emergency facilities difficult.
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