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  • German 1kg Incendiary Bomb top from German Heinkel 111 bomber shot down on the 16th August 1940 and crashed at Northchapel during the battle of the Britain

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    This is a German 1kg Incendiary Bomb Top with some its maker markings that can be partly seen. The top is in fairly nice solid condition but with no real original colour or markings it has been very well cleaned it does have a bit of damage the metal is pitted but overall is in very nice solid condition perfect for display or any collection. The top was recovered from German Heinkel 111 bomber shot down and crashed on the 16th August 1940 during the battle of the Britain. The bomb fuse comes from the famous battle of Britain and German Heinkel 111 bomber perfect for display and comes with 2xA5 laminated information sheets with a picture of the crash site in 1940.

    German Heinkel 111 bomber of 4/KG55 flown Hauptmann W.Sabler who was Staffelkapitan the plane was shot down at 4.55pm on the 16th August 1940 during the battle of Britain.

    The plane was shot down by Pilot Officer A.V Clowes and Pilot officer G.E Goodman of Number 1 Hurricane Squadron during a mission to bomb Heathrow airfield also attacked by RAF spitfires of number 602 Squadron. The plane crashed with a full bomb load and with a tremendous explosion blasted a large crater in to the field at Upper Frithfold Farm in Northchapel near Petworth.None of the crew were able to escape the doomed bomber the crew were Hauptmann W.Sabler, Feldwebel E.Muller,Feldwebel W.Magerhans, Gefreiter A.Szymanowski and Unteroffizier E.Schmidtke were all killed only one of the crew could be identified Feldwebel E.Muller. The plane was excavated in 1973 by Tangmere Military Aviation Museum Group. 

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