On this page you will find components and parts from German , Britsh , and American Bombs that have been dug up PLEASE NOTE ALL ITEMS SHOWN CONTAIN NO HAZARDOUS COMPONENTS .
BRITISH BOMB COMPONENTS











Fuze plugs , these were removed and the fuze inserted, often found lying around airfields







Part of British 848 fuze used on photoflash bombs







Side View







Internal view







arming vane from 848 Fuze







Top view







A sectioned 848 fuze







"All in a days Work" British 250+500lbs Bombs and an American 1,000lb bomb defuzed and ready to be blown up (KMRD Rheinland platz)






Remains of a British 500lb MC bomb blown up by KMRD Rheinland platz







Inside wall of 500lb MC bomb







Remains of an American 1.000Lb bomb blown up along with the British 500LB mc bomb by KMRD Rheinland Pfalz








American 1,000 lb ready for demolition







Remains of American 1,oooLb bomb Filler cap threads clearly shown








German Bomb , Mines and Components



Butterfly bomb fuze type(67) which was picked up after the raid in Grimsby Kindly donated by P Cowling.this was given to him in the 60,s by a Grimsby resident








Side by side shot of (67) fuze





Side shot showing mechanism





Remains of recently dug up Butterfly bomb





Bottom view of remains of butterfly bomb





Top of remains









Bomb fragment that dropped on Haywards Heath 21st december 1940







Description of fragment







Fragment of Thin walled bomb dropped on RAF Manston (date unknown)







description of fragment







Part of 1,000Kg Hermann







Side view showing the thickness of bomb case (2 inches) 50 mm








Internal wall of Hermann







filler cap from a Hermann trawled up off Sark ,bomb was blown by Royal navy bomb disposal team 13 Th june 2006






Close up side view of filler cap







Guernsey press Front page June 2006







Part of Parachute mine Type LMB 1,000Kg dropped 8/9 th August 1940 @2.17Am and landed in knights wood near Tickenham Cleveland.
dropped by a HE111 of 1 Gp werk KG4 flown from Sosterberg holland.
LH = part of parachute
RH = Parachute rope







Note showing details of parachute mine







Fragment of Parachute mine casing







Internal wall of Parachute mine







Parachute mine casing dropped on hill farm Gt Dunham







Internal wall of Parachute mine







End view clearly showing a flange







Label from Parachute mine that was dropped on Hill farm







Tail brace from a 1,000Kg Hermannn dropped on Hill farm







Label wrongly identified from tail brace above








Parts from the FZG76 V1 flying bomb radiator found Pinner Road Harrow 1993







FZG 76 part







Top view








Part of FZG76 flying bomb shot down at Little Stone green farm , Mersham at 08.14 on the 23 Rd july 1944 this also contained a ranging transmitter! part of which was also picked up.







Top view







AZC(10) hut exploded nose fuze







underside view







Nose cone from a 50 Kg bomb Found at Felston , bomb found 12 th March 1987







Underside







(28)A fuze from above 50 Kg bomb







Side view







Remains of German Incendiary bomb







Nose fuze from the Incendiary bomb ! this is the steel tile breaker fuze (13)







Remains of a SD2 butterfly bomb fuze type (41)







Underside of (41) fuze







Butterfly bomb drouges dug up on an alotment in Braintree Essex







Part of butterfly bomb drouges found in Malta







British 30 Lb incendiary bomb filler cap Found in Bitburg Germany 2001







Underside of filler plate







With cap unscrewed







Part of a 50Kg Sc recovered after a raid on Swansea Feb 22nd 1941 top od fragment shows welding similar to the 50Kg fuze pocket







Close up of welding on 50 kg bomb (part of collection)







Fragment picked up from same raid








Internal wall of fragment.







Nice example of fin from an SC bomb Note yellow stripe, believed to have been picked up by the same Swansea school boy as fragments above








Internal wall







Fragments from bomb that dropped in Dagenham 20th October 1940







Reverse of bomb fragments



Inside of fin











Arming vane from American bomb found at Ludwigshafen Germany which was a chemical plant , Bombed in December 1944 by the American Airforce







Side view of arming propeller found at Ludwigshafen







Oddments not Bomb related and Notes of Interest






Remains of a box of Time pencils found whilst checking a SOE training site in Sherwood forest in the 1980,s






Anti aircraft fragments are often seen advertised as bomb fragments
RHS shows where the driving band has been torn off . Bottom LHS is part of the time setting ring.
Anti aircraft shells can be identified by their thicker construction and often have segmented internal walls ,to assist in fragmentation.