German parachute mine crater

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German parachute mine crater and bomb fragments

Howden Moors, Peak District

Previously believed to be crater of a V1 Flying Bomb now understood to have been made by a German parachute mine.
These grey fragments are from the bomb’s fins.

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See this thread on Peak Wreck Hunters for more on how people can tell one rusting scrap of metal from another after 65 years.
peakwreckhunters.blogspot.com/2009/04/fi-103-v-1-cruise-m…

One comment on “German parachute mine crater
  1. Tech Owl says:

    Wow – I’m learning so much history here!

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