GWR ARP - Special Instructions.
1940 Great Western Railway A.R.P. - ' Special Instructions for the Working of Railways in Wartime '. 56pgs covering subjects from UXBs, Parachute Mines, lighting, blackout, obstruction of lines by crashed aircraft and barrage balloons etc. Excellent, clean condition. read more
Unarmed Action by Micky Wood.
1941ed. ' Unarmed Action - A handbook for the Home Guard ' by Micky Wood. 63pgs illustrated throughout with b/w photographs showing Home Guard personnel demonstrating all manner of holds, throws and disarming techniques. Micky Wood was the lightweight wrestling champion of Great Britain. In good, used condition with marked and creased covers. read more
All Clear - Sheffield Civil Defence magazine.
July 1945 edition of 'All Clear' the magazine of Sheffield's Civil Defence Services. This particular edition, 36pgs, deals with a round up of the various CD services by VE Day. Illustrated with b/w photographs and cartoons. Good, used condition with marking and scuffing to covers. read more
Make do and Mend Leaflet No.5 Woollens.
1943ed. Make do and Mend Leaflet No.5 ' Woollens '. Part of the Board of Trades' Make Do and Mend Campaign this leaflet offered advice onlooking after woollens to make them last longer. Washing, ironing and alteration tips are given as well as warnings to avoid the perils of moth. Good, clean condition. Uncommon. read more
' Get Your Mask On ! ' - Children's Book.
Small size children's book, part of the Hotspur Handy Books series given away with the Hotspur comic entitled ' Get Your Mask On ! '. 50pgs with illustrations with colour covers in good condition with light marking and creasing to covers. Uncommon, period item. read more
Uniforms Badges & Intelligence Data of the German Forces.
Another commercial publication in the 'Bernards' series. 48pgs aimed primarily at the Home Guard, this publication provides a compact guide to German uniforms, unit designations, awards, political organisations and a brief English/German dictionary of military words. Large number of illustrations including colour sections, one of the scarcer of the ' Bernards' Technical Books '. In good, used c... read more
Your Home as a Air Raid Shelter.
1940 ' Your Home as an Air Raid Shelter ', 24pg pamphlet offering advice on the locations of shelters within the house and methods of reinforcement and protection. Illustrated throughout with diagrams and b/w photographs. Good, used condition with slight marking and creasing with some rusting of staples.
Dig For Victory Leaflet No.1 ' Grow for Winter.....
Ministry of Agriculture Dig For Victory Leaflet No.1 ( New Series ). All colour, two sided pamphlet that doubles as a poster giving an all year round cropping plan. Good used condition and unusually clean. read more