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Upton Cross School Air Raid Precaution (ARP) Post.

Upton Cross School Air Raid Precaution (ARP) Post.
Upton Cross School Air Raid Precaution (ARP) Post.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H2854
Description: The Air Raid Precaution (ARP) Wardens were responsible for patrolling London during the Blitz. They were there to enforce the 'Blackout' and ensure that no lights were visible that could be used by enemy planes to help them locate targets. ARP Wardens also helped organise the emergency services' response to the air-raids.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1940-41
Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.
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