Duties of Air Raid Wardens

Category:  Civil Defence

Duties of Air Raid Wardens

Being an Air Raid Warden was not an easy task. It called for organisational, administrative and practical skills, as well as a good deal of training. This handbook provided a valuable resource for Wardens at all levels. It included:

  • Why Wardens are needed
  • The Warden’s position
  • The Warden’s organisation
  • The equipment at Wardens’ posts
  • The training a Warden requires
  • What a Warden should know
  • A Warden’s duties in war
  • The air raid warning system
  • Reports of casualties and damage

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Approx. size:

10 x 16 cm
(4 x 6¼ in)