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Incendiary bomb tail fin

This is part of an incendiary bomb which fell on a house in Exeter on 4th May 1942. That night saw the worst of the bombing raids on the city...

Fire Guard appointment card

During World War II Fire Officers were entitled to enter and search buildings. They were given identification cards which they could show to householders. This example was issued to Mr...

Fire Guard armband

Arm bands like this were worn by auxiliary firemen posted to observe and protect important buildings during World War II. These firemen would relay information to the emergency services during...

Plaque for Willey & Co. Ltd

This brass plaque comes from a light meter made by the firm of Willey and Co. at their premises at Water Lane in Exeter. In the 1930s the firm was...

Civil Defence armband

These arm bands were worn by members of the Civil Defence during the early part of World War II....

Cord from a parachute mine

This is the cord from a German parachute mine dropped on St Loyes Estate, Exeter, on 28th November 1940....

Railway passenger warrant

This travel warrant was issued by the RAF Recruiting Centre, Exeter for a single journey between Torquay and Exeter. It authorised DV Joyes to a single third class journey as...

Anderson shelter

This Anderson shelter was used in Woodville Road, St Thomas, Exeter during the Second World War. It was subsequently used as a garden shed until it was donated to the...

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