Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

7/11/2012

Beautiful toy aeroplane was bought for child but never played with because he was killed in the Blitz

A toy aeroplane was bought for a child during World War Two, but was never unwrapped and played with because he was killed in the Blitz

The tin monoplane was given to a youngster in 1941, but recently found wrapped in newspaper in a loft in Bristol where it had sat untouched for 70 years.

The newspaper included a story about how Bristol had been bombed heavily two nights before – the first time the city was hit by the Blitz. for more click here

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