THE LONDON UNDERGROUND AS AIR RAID SHELTER, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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Shelterers sleep along the walls of the passageway leading from the lifts to the platform at a London Underground station, probably Aldwych, in November 1940. The shelterers lie on thin mattresses and suitcases have been used to partition off areas along the tunnel to provide some privacy for shelterers.

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Londoners sleeping in the passageway of a London Underground station, probably Aldwych, in November 1940.

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