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Civil defence training


An ARP (Air Raid Precautions) training class for the general public

St. John Ambulance Brigade men instructing Barclay’s Bank workers in anti-gas first aid

An ARP class involving protective clothing

War gases training chart. This chart has a wheel that, when turned, matches up the smell of a gas with its effects and how to treat them

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