Friday, 14 August 2020

ARP Warden setting daily strict blackout London Blitz Strict Air Raid Precautions

Doodlebug | V1 Rocket | V2 Flying Bomb | Blackout

London Blitz | WW2 | ARP | Propaganda

Big Ben plunges into darkness as London goes dark for five years!

Big Ben's lights turned off for 5 years, 123 days and the country braced itself for the war. 

Little did they know what was to follow with the horrors of the London Blitz. 

Blackout Britain Big Ben in darkness vintage image archiveAir Raids Were Inevitable Strict Blackout Regulations Were Enforced

Everybody was prepared for the worst with the propaganda war in full swing from both allied and axis countries.

Turning the countries lights out finally drove home the reality of war with sweeping blackout restrictions which would be enforced rigorously.

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