Bombing of Britain - Why were so many shelters built during 1939-1941? Main page

Questions Source 1Source 2Source 3Source 4Source 5
3a Look at both sources. What was the main difference between the 'Morrison' (source 2) and 'Anderson' Shelters?

3b Which shelter do you think would have been easier to build?

3c Look at the photograph. How many people could sleep in an Anderson Shelter?

3d Which shelter - a Morrison or Anderson, would you have wanted to be in during a bombing raid?

Photograph of inside an Anderson Shelter

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PRO ref: HO 207/469; Photograph of inside an Anderson Shelter