SJ8703 : Detail on sign on village green

near to Bilbrook, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Detail on sign on village green
Detail on sign on village green
Celebrating the manufacture of the wartime Boulton Paul Defiant night fighter nearby in Pendeford.

The Defiant was built to meet an RAF specification for a 'turret' fighter to intercept formations of unescorted bombers. The weight of the turret and additional crewman together with minimal front armament left the plane vulnerable to frontal attack from the newer fighters.
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2012
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Date Taken
Sunday, 26 August, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 26 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8790 0318 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:37.5745N 2:10.8114W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8791 0319
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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