An Air Raid Precautions warden (ARP) and his dog survey devastation from a bombing raid in Poplar, east London.
©Imperial War Museum D5950
The newfound ability to attack civil populations from the air made it apparent that all civilians could be affected by war. This enormously changed the way people lived and worked in Britain during the Second World War.
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