The Blitz: Replica Memorabilia Pack – Example of Contents
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This pack makes a great present, or better still buy two and keep one for yourself.
‘After the Raid’ Leaflet and ‘Air Attack’ ticket: A fascinating leaflet explaining what to do in the event that your house is destroyed or damaged during the blitz.
‘Cooking after a Blitz’ Leaflet: Gas supplies were often affected after a blitz. This leaflet informed the household how to cook with a reduced supply.
‘Fire Precaution’ Leaflet: Advice on how to tackle a fire or bomb after an air attack, along with vital equipment required, large buckets, a shovel and sand.
Body Tag: Used to identify a dead body or an unconscious casualty, the replica example dates back to 1940.
ARP Booklet: An abridged version of this informative booklet, including the construction of a shelter.
Air Raid Letter: Letter informing that a warden would be visiting to determine how many people slept in the house.
General Advice Leaflets including: Various flyers featuring a collection of life saving dos and don’ts in the event of attack, such as having only seven minutes to find shelter.
First Aid in Brief: Giving general first aid advice, that may be needed after an air raid.
Gas alarm System and anti-gas personal decontamination: Explaining what actions need to be undertaken if caught up in a gas attack and information on how to sound the alarm if a gas attack has happened and a siren cannot be used.
A Collection of Cards: Twelve cigarette card sized cards, depicting various activities to do with air raid precautions:
Evocative photos relating to the Blitz: Post card sized cards depicting people sleeping in the London Underground, group of ARP wardens, St Paul’s Cathedral, an incident, a bombed London (looking down Ludgate Hill).
NOTE: These items are replicas of original documents and information. Items may be subject to change.
This replica pack is both fascinating in content and brilliantly reproduced.
Designed, printed and collated in the UK.
Each item is carefully scanned and printed as close to the original as possible, resulting in a carefully selected mix of items, producing a sense of ‘being there’ for the reader.
Folded within a clear, plastic presentation pack.
Pack Size: 19 x 12 x 2cms.