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Air-Raid Precautions Ogden's Cigarettes - 1938 Reprinted 1999 - Card Collectors Society Wills's Cigarettes - 1939
Notes: Cards are approximately 1-3/8" x 2-5/8". The album features a Foreword by the Home Secretary: "This series of A.R.P. cigarette cards shows in clear pictures some of the things that the Government and the Local Authorities are working out for the protection of the general public, and also some of the things that each member of the public can do for himself in time of emergency ..." Thanks much to Kyle DeRoy for the original checklist!
No. Title 1 Choosing Your Refuge Room 2 Rendering Your Refuge Room Gas-Proof 3 Making a Door Gas-Proof 4 Window Protection 5 Window Protection against Blast 6 Types of Splinter-Proof Wall 7 Protecting Your Windows--A Sandbag Defence 8 Equipping Your Refuge Room--(A) 9 Equipping Your Refuge Room--(B) 10 A Garden Dug-Out 11 A Ventilated Gas-Proof Shelter 12 A Gas-Proof Balloon Shelter (French Type) 13 Incendiary Bomb and Its Effect 14 Incendiary Bomb Cooling Down 15 Control of Incendiary Bomb 16 Removal of Incendiary Bomb with Scoop and Hoe 17 Extinction of Incendiary Bomb 18 The Stirrup Hand Pump 19 Two-Men Portable Manual Fire-Pump in Action 20 A Chain of Buckets 21 Light Trailer Fire-Pump 22 Light Trailer Fire-Pump in Action 23 Medium Trailer Fire-Pump 24 Medium Trailer Fire-Pump in Action 25 Emergency Heavy Pump Unit 26 Hose-Laying Lorry 27 The Civilian Respirator 28 The Civilian Respirator--How to Adjust It 29 The Civilian Respirator--How to Remove It 30 The Civilian Duty Respirator 31 The Service Respirator 32 A Heavy Anti-Gas Suit 33 Rubber Clothing 34 Air Raid Wardens and Civilian Volunteer Despatch-Rider 35 Volunteer Mobile Corps (Owner Drivers) 36 A First Aid Party 37 Supply Depot for Respirators 38 Mobile Gas Vans 39 Civilian Anti-Gas School 40 Testing for Gas Contamination 41 Decontamination Workers in Training 42 Air Raid Precautions Badge 43 Representation of Air Defence Control Room 44 Pilots Running to Machines (Interceptor Fighters) to Take Off 45 Gloucester Gauntlet Interceptor Fighters 46 Representation of Balloon Barrage for Defence of London 47 Anti-Aircraft Searchlight 48 Anti-Aircraft Sound Locator 49 Height Finder 50 Anti-Aircraft Gun -- "An Album to contain a Series of Cigarette Cards of National Importance"©2001, 2002, 2004 Kyle DeRoy, Jeff Allender. Comments, updates, & corrections are welcomed!