Shrapnel from V1 Flying Bomb

Contributed by Colin Gooch

Shrapnel from V1 Flying Bomb

This volume of Dickens contains a piece of shrapnel from a V1 flying bomb, or doodle-bug,that fell on Landseer Close, Edgware in August 1944.The shrapnel entered the spine and is embedded in the book.

It reminds me of the pain of losing ones home or family during the war. Fortunately my family was spared but several friends died and 20 houses were destroyed.

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Location

Edgware, Middlesex

Culture
Period
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Size
H:
19cm
W:
26cm
D:
3cm
Material

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