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Blackout - London—18 September 1940 Summary & Analysis

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London—18 September 1940 Summary

It takes Polly hours to get to Peter Robinson's store because of all the rubble and cleanup from the bombing. When Polly does eventually get there, she accepts a junior shop assistant position in the lingerie department. One of the shop girls shows Polly the ropes. While Polly has had some training at Oxford, she finds that wrapping purchases is something that she's not good at doing.

Polly decides not to go to the drop off point after work. She heads home instead. Polly plans to go to drop off place before the raid sirens go off. When the raid sirens go off earlier than she expects, her landlady pushes Polly into the shelter instead. Polly practices her wrapping skills in the shelter until Godfrey enlists her to play a part in his performance.

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