According to the museum, families often bought small trees with simple decorations during the war so they could easily be moved into air-raid shelters
if needed as a comfort for children.
Birthday parties and family celebrations were held in air-raid shelters
"Kim came round and he dug out a bit more and we realised we had an air-raid shelter
While all that was left of the Palmers' air-raid shelter
was found on the roof of a house in Rhymney Street.
The bomb had landed about 15 yards away in the yard of a builder who just weeks before had built his own air-raid shelter
Now tales from the largest air-raid shelter
outside of London are to be brought to life in new series How We Won The War to be shown on BBC 2.
Forgive my impertinence in questioning the use of sirens in Bahrain but I became a teenager in the 1939-45 war and the first noise of an early warning air-raid siren got people scurrying to their nearest air-raid shelter
, or down the cellar steps or even under the stairs.
It was peppered with shrapnel and at the same time as we flew into a brick air-raid shelter
at the rear of the infirmary, the whistling bomb explosions were deafening.
Outside there is a yard with security gates to the side of the property and a former air-raid shelter
which is used as a store.
Detectives investigating Edward Donnelly's disappearance last night admitted they had found "nothing of significance" after an extensive search of a derelict air-raid shelter
and abandoned mines at Sacriston colliery, County Durham.
Tenement flats with famous names Fontenoy Gardens, Gerard Gardens, Portland Gardens Gardens without any flowers There was an ugly air-raid shelter
I remember a legacy left from world war two.
I remember, too, the direct hit on an air-raid shelter
in Chartist Road which killed an entire family.
A WARTIME air-raid shelter
has been transformed into a chapel, thanks to a secret benefactor.
Judy,now 66, said she could recollect all the people in the communal air-raid shelter
We were just making our way to the air-raid shelter
under Gray's store in Bull Street.