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  • Large group of parts including fired bullet cases dated 1941 from RAF Blenheim T1895 shot down on 28th February 1941 over Holland by night fighter ace

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    This is a group of 18 parts which are airframe and engine parts also with cockpit bits as well the most identifiably are 3 fired 303 bullet cases dated 1941. This group of small parts which still retain a lot of there original colours and they have ripped off by the impact of the crash they are in nice solid condition still with a lot of original paintwork in most case they have been nicely cleaned perfect for display or any collection and the parts are around 1-4 inches long. This group of parts were recovered from RAF Blenheim T1895 shot down on 28th February 1941 over Holland by night fighter ace and comes with a A5 laminated information card with pictures.

    RAF Blenheim of 105 squadron number GB-X T1895 was on a mission to bomb Wilhelmshaven in Germany on the 28th February 1941 but was intercepted by German night fighter ace and shot down over Holland.

    The plane took off from Swanton Morley at 23.25pm the plane was engaged by the German night fighter flown by ace Paul Gildner at around 2.58am in the combat 2 crew were killed and the pilot was taken prisoner of war the plane crashed at Oosterhogebrug which is 5km East of Groningen in Holland.

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