Bomb Fragment

Category:  Civil Defence

Bomb Fragment

This scrap of twisted metal, with some of its black paint still intact, came from a German bomb dropped near Thirsk in 1940. Attached is a label which reads: “Fragment German Bomb Casing found at Crosby Nr Thirsk. FIRST AIR RAID 1940.”

Exhibit data

Museum number:

639

Date:

1940

Approx. size:

105 x 70 mm
(4¼ x 2¾ in)