Thursday, February 27, 1941 - Bombing of the Parnall Aircraft factory in Yate

Louis

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On thursday 27, february 1941, Luftwaffe dropped bombs on the Parnall Aircraft Works at Yate, South Gloucestershire, causing considerable loss of life. A further air raid took place friday 7th march 1941 with additional lives lost. In total 55 employees of Parnall’s Aircraft Factory died as a result of the bombing.

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This is the bombed out remains of the main gun turret assembly shop taken in March 1941. You can see the base rings for the turret assembly in the foreground.