National Geographic : 1941 Apr
Britain Designs Snuffers to Deal with the Incendiary Bomb The dome-shaped, wire-meshed frame is sprayed inside and out with asbestos fiber. If air wardens can reach incendiary bombs within a few seconds and cover them, cutting off the air, they can snuff them out. Overcoats, trench helmets, buckets of sand, and many homely devices have been used. Photographs from British Combine Babies Must Be Safe SoMothers Can Work with Peace ofMind This nursery school at Slough cares fortoddlers from two tofiveyears old, whose mothers are employedinnear-by munitions works. Mothers leave the children at the school at 7:30 a.m.and callforthem at6:30 p.m.When air raid alarms sound, a nurse marches theyoungsters into awell-built shelter.