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The Second World War

Bomb fragments and shrapnel

Period:
20th Century
Description:

German bomb fragments and shrapnel from a magnetic mine dropped on the Farm of Little Genoch, Dunragit, at about 1am on 13th August, 1940. Three pieces are of the duralium casing of the mine, the other two are shrapnel.

 

Place of Production:
Germany
Materials/Media:
duralium
Dimensions:
largest: 75mm x 50mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1986.457
Digital Number:
SRMS003n
Creation Date:
13-Aug-40
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council