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

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.

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?

How to put up your Morrison shelter

source 2b.

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