AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS LEAFLETS/BOOKS,MEMORANDUMS,TRAINING.

A.R.P handbook training manual no1 1st edition dated 1940. A ninety page handbook covering all aspects of A.R.P basic training.

A.R.P. Training Manual No. 2 dated 1940. A 67 page manual for Officers responsible for A.R.P. Training.

Air Raid Precautions Training Manual No3 Rescue Service Manual.A 149 page book which shows an interesting gas mask set up that that I have not seen before called a Remote Breathing Apparatus, it looks a bit of Heath Robinson affair with the air pipe going through the side of the gas mask bag and then it is somehow clamped to the canister.

Air raid precautions training bulletin No.2.dated 1940. A 16 page booklet bringing together all the previous Circulars etc., that modify existing Handbooks and Memoranda.

Air Raid Precautions Training Pamphlet No.3. A 6 page pamphlet giving information to Wardens in case of invasion.

A.R.P. MEMORANDUM No1 ORGANISATION OF AIR RAID CASUALTIES SERVICES. A 32 page booklet dated 1936.

A.R.P. MEMORANDUM No2. RESCUE PARTIES AND CLEARCE OF DEBRIS. A 9 page booklet dated 1939.

A.R.P MEMORANDUM No.4 dated 1939. ORGANISATION OF THE AIR RAID WARDENS SERVICE. Plus a letter from the head Air Raid Warden Bideford that came with the booklet.

A.R.P. MEMORANDUM No.5 ANTI-GAS TRAINING. Dated 1938.

A.R.P MEMORANDUM No 6 LOCAL COMMUNICATIONS AND REPORTING OF AIR RAID DAMAGE. A 23 page booklet dated 1938.

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A.R.P MEMORANDUM No 7 PERSONEL REQUIREMENTS FOR AIR RAID GENERAL AND FIRE PRECAUTIONS SERVICERS, AND POLICE SERVICE. A 11 page booklet dated 1938.

A.R.P. MEMORANDUM No. 12 dated 1940. . A36 page booklet about the protection of windows and roof lights in commercial and industrial buildings.

A.R.P. MEMORANDUM No. 13 dated 1944. A33 page booklet about the care and repair and decontamination of respirators and oil skin clothing.


A.R.P A concise fully illustrated and practical guide for the householder and Air-raid Warden. A 95 page booklet dated 1939.


A.R.P handbook no1 personal protection against gas a 124 page handbook explaining what to do in case of gas attack and how to use and care for different types of gas mask.


A.R.P handbook no.2 first aid and nursing for gas casualties 3rd edition 48 page handbook.


A.R.P handbook no.3 medical treatment of gas casualties 1st edition 145 page handbook.


A.R.P handbook no.4 decontamination of materials 1st edition 69 page handbook dated 1939.


A.R.P handbook no.4A a 31 page handbook dated 1942. decontamination of clothing including anti gas clothing and equipment, from persistent gases

A.R.P handbook no.6 Air raid precautions in factorys and business premises 1st edition 69 page handbook.

A.R.P handbook no.7 Dated 1941. Anti-Gas precautions for Merchant Shipping 3rd edition 43 page handbook.


A.R.P handbook no.8 The duties of air raid warden 2nd edition 26 page handbook dated 1938.


A.R.P handbook no.9 Incendiary bombs and fire precautions 1st edition 63 page handbook dated 1939 With some interesting advertisements.


A.R.P handbook no.10 Training in first aid for civil defence purposes. 2nd edition 64 page handbook dated 1942.This one is significantly larger than the others?.


A.R.P handbook no.12 Air raid precautions for animals. 1st edition 28 page handbook dated 1939.

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A.R.P handbook no.14 Fire guards hand book. A 45 page booklet giving information to fire guards on trainig and equipment and organisation .

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