Object Title

H.E. Bomb component

H.E. Bomb component

Date

1942

Object Number

XVIII.468 E

Provenance

Private donation

Physical Description

Marked Schlob 50 1515433 (for attaching bomb to the aircraft) (See XVIII.468)

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

This bomb was recovered from a school playing field in Hertford in 1942 by Mr Lewis, who was then a Bomb Disposal Officer. This pattern of bomb was designed for use from dive-bombers and would have been dropped by either an Me Bf110 or Ju88.