A photograph of lunch hour crowds watching workmen digging trenches to act as air raid shelters, in Lincoln's Inn, London, September 1938.
A photograph entitled 'Digging In - London's Air Raid Precaution Measures', taken in September 1938 by Sayers for the Daily Herald.
The photograph shows lunch hour crowds watching workmen digging trenches to act as air raid shelters, in Lincoln's Inn, London. By autumn 1938 Britain had begun preparations for war, shelters were dug, gas masks distributed and the Government Evacuation Scheme was developed.
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- The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
- National Science and Media Museum
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