"I thought this is something interesting, so I climbed into this little hole and shone my torch inside and I realised The hidden entrance to the shelter; and, right, a child sleeps in an Anderson shelter during a wartime Christmas I was in an Anderson shelter." The 30-year-old, who is an avid history lover, added: "I've been doing a lot of research into WWII and air raid shelters
recently, but I didn't expect to just bump into an Anderson shelter.
Entrance to air raid shelter
discovered by Kyle May in Aigburth
An Anderson air raid shelter
being built in a garden
"We applied telling them the history of the garden and how hard we had worked bringing the garden to a blank canvas stage, key to our application and something we wanted to utilize in a special way was the fact that the garden had come with an original WW2 air raid shelter
In my book Cardiff Voices, published by Tempus in 2000, Reta Gale wrote: "We originally did not have an air raid shelter
, but shared our neighbour's.
Youngsters at Littletown Junior, Infant and Nursery |School look at the old Anderson air raid shelter
During the German bombardment, up to 1,800 people sheltered in the tunnels, the safest air raid shelter
Aldwych, one of the first to be used as an air raid shelter
, is being reopened to mark the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and recreated to look like it would have done in 1940.
My Aunty Olive lived next door and also had a garden which housed the air raid shelter
. One of my brothers is sat on sandbags.
planes dropped bombs on an air raid shelter
in Baghdad at four in the morning, killing 400 to 500 people--mostly women and children--who were huddled there to escape the incessant bombing.
But after it was emptied of water in 1914, it was used variously as a prison (by the Nazis), then an air raid shelter
, then a warehouse for food, and then left rotting and empty.
A WORLD War II air raid shelter
which its owner has turned into a "cottage-style home" is up for sale for pounds 90,000.
The 27-year-old man said he was sexually molested in a bathroom, an air raid shelter
and on the back of a care worker's motorbike.
|The tunnels, used during World War II as both an air raid shelter
and a munitions factory, are thought to have been originally dug out for smugglers
"We applied telling them the history of the garden and how hard we had worked bringing the garden to a blank canvas stage, key to our application and something we wanted to utilise in a special way, was the fact that the garden had come with an air raid shelter
. "We absolutely loved our original Anderson shelter and wanted to use this as a nod and a wink to Coventry's rich Blitz history.