During WW2 my grandparents had an Anderson shelter in their back garden. Years after the war it was still there, being used as a garden shed.

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A woman in Clapham (south London) waters vegetables planted on the roof of her Anderson shelter in the garden.

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My Spring Fling 2009 entry is a WWII English Anderson (bomb) shelter in a suburban garden with a British Resistance Operational Base hidden underneath.The V...

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The Anderson shelter was designed in 1938. It was named after Sir John Anderson, the man responsible for preparing Britain to withstand German air raids. Anderson shelters were designed for 6 people.

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Simple corrugated steel Anderson shelters, covered over by earth, were dug into gardens up and down the country. While providing surprisingly good protection from all but direct hits, they were often very cold, wet and miserable places in which to shelter.

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. Year 6 Homework - Designing and making an Anderson Shelter | Anton Junior School

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WWII books/websites about "Dig for Victory" and Victory or war garnders (also the standard Cyclopedia of modern agriculture) are great resources for animal husbandry, fensing and productive gardening since they focus on producing food and keeping animals cheaply (REFERENCE FOUND ON KINDLE BOOK "Downshifting to the Good Life")

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