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Growing up in the Blitz

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Con Shipton of the Deptford Light Rescue Service.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H3103
Description: All members of light rescue parties were taught to cut off supplies of gas, water and electricity to damaged buildings. They were also trained in putting out small fires, tackling incendiaries, giving first aid and resuscitation techniques.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1944
Credit line: Magpie Resource Library collection.
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