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Liverpool Blitz: 10pm

The air raid siren is sounded and people across the city drag themselves from their warm beds, out to their gardens and into their draughty Anderson shelters. Some stay in their houses, either hiding under stairs or taking their chances in their beds.

Learn more about Anderson and other shelters.

An Anderson shelter stands up to debris
An Anderson shelter stands up to debris from a collapsed house on Ransome Way. 15 September 1940
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Audio clip

Morgan Wood talks about his air raid shelter and the fun had in other people's.
(windows media | mp3 | read transcript)

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