|Air Raid Precautions (ARP) were a part of everyday life.
Although the danger was greatest at night, bombing could occur at any
time, especially in later years with the V1 and V2 unmanned 'flying
bombs'. One of the biggest dangers was from fire, particularly
when incendiary bombs were dropped. Firemen and women took great
risks, working throughout bombing raids to put out or to control
|A section of a 1938 stock London Underground car is preserved in
the museum. The Underground played an important role for London,
providing shelter for thousands. Meanwhile, all the railways
managed to struggle through difficult working conditions to support
the war effort.