The World's Largest Public Domain Media Search Engine
Royal Air Force Maintenance Command, 1939-1945. CH3043

Similar

Royal Air Force Maintenance Command, 1939-1945. CH3043

description

Summary

Royal Air Force Maintenance Command, 1939-1945.
Storemen stack 250-lb MC bombs in one of the tunnels at No. 21 Maintenance Unit at Fauld, near Hanbury, Staffordshire. RAF Fauld, situated in a former gypsum mine, was the main repository of high explosive ordnance in the country. Part of the MU blew up on 27 November 1944, - the World's largest non-nuclear explosion, - and 70 servicemen and civilian workers were killed or declared missing.

date_range

Date

1939 - 1945
create

Source

Imperial War Museums
copyright

Copyright info

Public Domain

Explore more

air ministry second world war official collection
air ministry second world war official collection