V1 Flying Bomb site at Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire

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V1 Flying Bomb site at Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire

Of the 45 V1s launched against Manchester on December 24th 1944, one came down harmlessly in a field to the south of Oswaldtwistle. The farmer’s son was able to point out where he believed the V1 came down and gave me permission to have a look around. He was able to narrow it down to an area of about 75 square metres. As with the Edgworth site, a quick sweep with a metal detector picked up a few signals here and there, but really these could have been anything.

For an overview of this air attack, please see here;


7 comments on “V1 Flying Bomb site at Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire
  1. pasujoba says:

    The texture really suits the mood of the shot , great work Ian

  2. mick cooke says:

    great series of storys ian like the textured photo

  3. **Hazel** says:

    Wonderful processing Ian, the texture works so well on this photo!!!:-)

  4. Kingsdude/Dave says:

    Great story Ian – the texture makes it look like you`ve just plucked the print out from an old long lost album, great stuff !

  5. andyholmfirth says:

    Like that texture.Might have to have a go at that at some point.

  6. Mustang Koji says:

    Your report appears very objective. Nice work.

  7. cgullz says:

    love the texture addition to this shot!

    Thankyou for sharing

    with the War Stories Group

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