Military History & Civil Defence since 1939
The 1939-45 War and anything of military interest since
- An Evacuee Unwelcomed
An article about an Evacuee in Lytham St.Annes.
- Agriculture & Fisheries 1940
Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries are moved to Lytham St.Annes in1940.
- Zeppelin Relic!
Short newspaper article about a Zeppelin Relic handed in during the recycling drive!
- St.Annes Home Guard c1940
Photo of St.Annes Home Guard c1940.
- Air Raid Precautions1940
A newspaper article from 1940 about "Suggestions for Protection Against Air Raids" in Lytham St.Annes.
- Air Raids
Air Raids & the Home Guard.
- R.A.F. Plane down
On 13 March 1940, an R.A.F. plane made a forced landing on the beach
- R.A.F. BLACKPOOL 1940
- Exchanging Eggs at Ansdell
An article about in Lytham St.Annes during the 1939-45 War.
- Ministry of Home Security 1941
Ministry of Home Security were moved to Lytham St.Annes.
- Air Raid Shelters Blackpool August 1941
Newspaper article about Air Raid Shelters in Blackpool, August 1941.
- Blackpool 1941 RAF Squad A Flight 11 Squadron 3 Wing 15 RC
Photo of RAF Squad 'A' Flight 11 Squadron 3 Wing 15 R.C., Blackpool, 17 October, 1941.
- The Blackout 1942
Newspaper article relating to a prosecution for leaving the lghts on during the blackout.
- National Air Raid Distress Fund, Blackpool, 1942
National Air Raid Distress Fund, Blackpool, 1942.
- Salvage, Blackpool, 1942
Removing railings from houses, Blackpool, 1942.
- L.M.S. Railway Salvage Exhibition
Newspaper article about the L.M.S. Railway Salvage Exhibition.
- Hospital Supply Depot
Newspaper article about the Hospital Supply Depot.
- Voluntary Land Club
Newspaper article about the Civil Service Voluntary Land Club.
- Blackpool Arnold School Cadets 1940s
Photo of Cadets at Arnold School, Blackpool in the 1940s.
- Blackpool Blitz Practice 1944
Blackpool Blitz Practice, 1944.
- Pontoon Bridge 1945
Photos taken in Blackpool showing the construction of a pontoon bridge 22-23 August 1945.
- R.A.F. St.Annes 1951
Photograph of the R.A.F., Armistice Day parade, St.Annes 1951.
- Civil Defence Corps 1953
Lytham St.Annes Civil Defence Corps, 1953.
- Battle of Britain procession, Lytham 1953
Photographs of the Battle of Britain procession, Lytham 1953