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10. World War II Air Raids: Would you pay a penny to see a butterfly bomb?

from  Dad and Me Love History

Jun 22, 2018

 

Dad and Me join Air Raid Precaution Post 27 – a reenactment group we met at a 1940s weekend at Fort Nelson, Portsmouth, in southern England. What were “butterfly bombs” and why did kids love them so much? Butterfly bombs caused chaos when they were dropped on a few selected cities in Britain – so why didn’t Hitler drop more of them? And what sound – heard at football matches (a few years ago) – was used to warn people of an attack by one particular type of weapon? Thank you to Post 27’s Jane Bis...more

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