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Questions Source 1Source 2Source 3Source 4Source 5
2a Did Morrison shelters save lives during Second World War air raids by German aircraft? Use an example from the document source 2a.

2b How well did the Morrison Shelter stand up to heavy bombing? Could it save people in a direct hit upon a house?

2c Look at source 2b. Do you think it was difficult to put a Morrison Shelter together?

2d Look at source 2b. As well as being an indoor air raid shelter, how else could the 'Morrison' be used?

Morrison Shelters in Recent Air Raids

source 2a.

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PRO ref: HO 197/24; Morrison Shelters in Recent Air Raids