A two and a half inch piece of shrapnel on top of a wooden ruler. Reported as probably the fragment of shrapnel which ignited the flare causing damage to Leonard Cheshire's 102 squadron Whitley P5005 DY-P over Cologne on 14/11/1940. Addition information about this item was kindly provided by the donor. On the reverse 'G-940'.
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“Shrapnel,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 31, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/17015.
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