City of London ARP warden's helmet: 20th century
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City of London ARP warden's helmet. During World War II, the City of London had its own Air Raid Precaution - ARP- wardens, many of whom worked during the day in the offices of City firms. The wardens were issued with the equipment they needed, including an identifying armband, a gas mask and a steel helmet such as this one.
1939 AD - 1945 AD