APPENDIXES 1 THROUGH 7 TO THE HAMBURG POLICE PRESIDENT'S REPORT ON THE LARGE SCALE AIR ATTACKS ON HAMBURG, GERMANY, IN WORLD WAR II
STANFORD RESEARCH INST MENLO PARK CA
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The document presents information on air attacks and on civil defense preparations and accomplishments in the city of Hamburg, Germany, up to the time of the large scale attacks that began on July 25, 1943. A map summary of bombed sites numerical and graphical summaries of the air attacks a map of security police groups, sectors, and precincts and a diagram of the organization and structure of the security policy are presented. The bulk of the document consists of a chronology of police bulletins, pamphlets, orders, and organization plans for emergency service situations. A civil defense system was developed in response to preconceived and observed effects, from the covering of windows to the preparation of shelter rooms, to poison gas protection, to blast protection, to shelter habitability, and finally, to the recognition of fire as the major hazard to be faced.
- Civil Defense