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Rowley children getting prepared for the worst during the war

By rob taylor  |  Posted: December 07, 2012

The Stone children in their gasmasks.

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In recent weeks we have told the story of the terrible bombing raid which devastated West Bromwich during the 2nd WW, but every Black Country township had to be well prepared for such deadly attacks.

Rowley was no exception, with the nearby Coombs Wood steelworks a frequent target of bombing raids.

Here we see the children of the Stone family of Rowley, posing with their gasmasks.

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