Air Raid Precaution


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Occupation Margery Allingham
At the time of the Munich crisis, MA faced the prospect of her house becoming a temporary sanatorium for doubtful looking refugees, the main A.R.P. post for eight miles and a temporary decontamination station.
Martin, Richard. Ink in Her Blood: The Life and Crime Fiction of Margery Allingham. UMI Research Press.
Occupation Lady Cynthia Asquith
Meanwhile she prepared to receive evacuees from London, and volunteered for first aid work, nursing, and night shifts with the ARP (Air Raid Precaution) .
Beauman, Nicola. Cynthia Asquith. Hamish Hamilton.
After the war she became a member both of...
Occupation Elizabeth Bowen
EB was an ARP (Air Raid Precaution ) Warden in Marylebone during the war.
Glendinning, Victoria. Elizabeth Bowen. Alfred A. Knopf.
Occupation T. S. Eliot
In London during the blitz, Eliot served, like so many others, as an ARP or air-raid warden, until the loss of two nights' sleep each week made it impossible for him to function effectively in...
Occupation Margaret Kennedy
MK turned her family home at 27 Campden Hill Square into the Air Raid Station for the local sector.
Powell, Violet. The Constant Novelist. W. Heinemann.
Occupation Harriet Shaw Weaver
HSW joined the ARP well before the outbreak of the Second World War, and became a qualified Air Raid Warden.
Lidderdale, Jane, and Mary Nicholson. Dear Miss Weaver. Viking.


25 September 1938: The ARP (Air Raid Precaution) forces were...

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25 September 1938

The ARP (Air Raid Precaution ) forces were mobilised in Britain against the threat of war.


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