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[[File:Geologists at war 028.jpg|Geological Survey and Museum and London Regional Company of the Home Guard on parade and being inspected by Admiral Sir Edward Evans, 1941 [No ref] ]]
 
[[File:Geologists at war 028.jpg|Geological Survey and Museum and London Regional Company of the Home Guard on parade and being inspected by Admiral Sir Edward Evans, 1941 [No ref] ]]
  
This page shows some of these effects and the contributions made by geologists to the war effort. In addition to the subjects covered the Survey was involved in a wide range of activities such as advising the on the siting of military camps, aerodromes and storage depots (surface and underground), surveying for minerals in the UK, giving advice on where to get sand for sandbags and providing geological information to assist the D-Day landings.
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This page shows some of these effects and the contributions made by geologists to the war effort. In addition to the subjects covered the Survey was involved in a wide range of activities such as advising the on the siting of military camps, aerodromes and storage depots (surface and underground), surveying for minerals in the UK, giving advice on where to get sand for sandbags and provided geological information to assist the D-Day landings.
  
 
== Preparing for war ==
 
== Preparing for war ==
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File:Geologists at war 008.jpg|Standing operational orders written by Kingsley Dunham, 1944 [KCD/A/2/5/1]
 
File:Geologists at war 008.jpg|Standing operational orders written by Kingsley Dunham, 1944 [KCD/A/2/5/1]
 
File:Geologists at war 009.jpg|thumb|Home Guard instructions relating to enemy airborne troops, 1941 [KCD/A/2/5/3]
 
File:Geologists at war 009.jpg|thumb|Home Guard instructions relating to enemy airborne troops, 1941 [KCD/A/2/5/3]
File:Geologists at war 010.jpg|Geological Survey and Museum and London Regional Company of the Home Guard. The photograph features Edward Bailey and [http://archives.bgs.ac.uk/CalmView/Record.aspx?src=CalmView.Catalog&id=GSM%2fDR%2fSb C J Stubblefield] amongst others, 1944. [GSM/DR/Sb/7/5]
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File:Geologists at war 010.jpg|Geological Survey and Museum and London Regional Company of the Home Guard. The photograph features Edward Bailey amongst others, 1944. [GSM/DR/Sb/7/5]
 
File:Geologists at war 011.jpg|The Company on parade and being inspected by Admiral Sir Edward Evans, 1941 [No ref]
 
File:Geologists at war 011.jpg|The Company on parade and being inspected by Admiral Sir Edward Evans, 1941 [No ref]
 
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