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Liverpool Blitz: 8pm

A lone figure strides down the street, checking each house for any sign of light. One family has let their blackout curtain slip and the ARP warden is quick to march up their garden path and remind them of their duties.

Learn more about the Blackout and ARP wardens.

An ARP warden surveys the damage
An ARP warden surveys the damage at the corner of Sir Thomas Street and Whitechapel, 7/8 May 1941.
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Audio clip

Pearl Cartwright talks about the blackout.
(windows media | mp3 | read transcript)

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