April 2024 Object of The Month German Bomb Tail Fin

Announcing April 2024 Object of the Month, a German Bomb Tail Fin that was dropped on Swindon in 1942.

This item dates back to 1942. It was dropped on the GWR electrical station, during an air raid on Swindon on the evening of 27th July 1942. It was not a direct hit, but damaged the roof and shattered windows of No.24 Shop.

Find out more about this fascinating object here.

To view our other objects of the month click here.

Every month we feature a GWR object, providing an opportunity to explore our collection in more detail.

magnifying glass icon


ticket icon


shopping bag icon


envelope icon