Object Title

Fragment - V1 Flying bomb

Fragment - V1 Flying bomb

Date

1939-1945

Object Number

XVIII.486

Provenance

Presented 9 May 1946.

Physical Description

Fragment of a V1 flying bomb which fell in the moat by the south east corner of St. Thomas Tower on the 12 July 1944. The fragment has a paper label attached which states: 17-5-46 Sent to Mr Mann. Portion of flying bomb, fell in S.E. Corner of St. Thomas Tower (Moat). This bomb scored a direct hit on Tower Bridge Tug 'Nata'. Time 8.55 A.M. date 12-7-44 resulting casualties were 6 killed 1 seriously injured. Information and relic supplied by Yeoman Warder A. Clark 9-5-46. E M Perry.

Associations

Places Germany