SJ8803 : Bilbrook Village Sign

near to Bilbrook, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Bilbrook Village Sign
Bilbrook Village Sign
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)
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Sunday, 26 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8822 0331 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:37.6451N 2:10.5280W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8823 0331
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