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10 Wartime Do's And Don't's

Released just days after Britain joining the Second World War in September 1939, Do It Now was a government-produced film containing advice on what to do and what not to do in wartime.

Here are some of the top tips from the film.

  • 1. DO take government advice seriously

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  • 2. DON'T listen to rumours

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  • 3. DO build an air raid shelter

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  • 4. DON'T panic buy food

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  • 5. DO practice sensible fire safety

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  • 6. DON'T make unnecessary telephone calls

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  • 7. DO keep your gas mask handy at all times

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  • 8. DON'T interfere with government travel arrangements

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  • 9. DO take cover when the air raid warning sounds

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  • 10. DO keep a good heart

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