Incendiary bomb German WW2 Blitz pattern
Product code: 1142
wooden incendiary bomb
Full size replica fire bomb as dropped in its million on homes factories and indiscriminate targets of the UK during ww2
Relics full size all wood copy is a firm reminder of the horrors inflicted on us by the German Luftwaffe.
Cities and town were nearly brought to their knees by the blitz and one of the primary tactics the German Luftwaffe employed was firebombing. During WWII the Germans had high explosive bombs which possessed great destructive power, but perhaps the most potent of German bombs remained the tiny B1 El or Brandbomb 1 kg Elektron, a one kilogram incendiary bomb which, dropped in profusion, caused millions of Pounds worth of fire damage and virtually burnt out whole districts of British cities.
These devices, which burnt with a heat sufficient to melt steel, consisted of a cylinder of Elektron Magnesium Alloy with an incendiary filling of Thermite, the incendiary elements being ignited by a small percussion charge in the nose which fired on impact.