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Sandbags outside Bermondsey Central Baths.
|Sandbags outside Bermondsey Central Baths.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H3223|
|Description: Sandbags were placed around public buildings to protect them from the blast of exploding bombs. The bags helped absorb the shock wave from an explosion. Most of the bags used were made of jute imported from India.|
|Date: September 1939|
|Credit line: Southwark Library collection.|