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Incendiary Bombs

What was an incendiary bomb? Incendiary bombs were filled with highly flammable (easy to set on fire) substances which would start fires once they had

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Identity Cards

What were identity cards? Identity cards (or National Registration Cards) were introduced by the government during World War II. Written on them was the owner’s

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Rationing

What was rationing? During World War II the government limited the amount of food and other items which British people could buy. This was called

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The Blackout

When did the blackout begin in Britain? The blackout began on September 1st 1939, two days before Britain declared war on Germany. What was the

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