Wednesday, 28 September 2016

London's Deep Level Air Raid Shelters

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When the Second World broke out in Europe, and London became the prime bombing target, people began to pour into the platforms of the London Underground every night to escape the nightly bombings of the 1940 London Blitz.

As these underground sanctuaries became increasingly crowded, the British government decided to construct proper air raid shelters far below the ground.

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