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Friern Barnet Photo Archive

Friern Barnet
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Friern Barnet

Depiction of a V1 Doodlebug over Friern Barnet in 1944, on the final part of its path before exploding in East Barnet.
Illustration by David Mudd.
Picture added on 24 March 2021 at 21:31
Comments:
i think there was one in the grounds of STC. Not sure if it was real or a replica anyone
remember???
Added by Dave Bedford on 26 March 2021
At 8.00am on 23 August 1944 a V1 fell between Building 6 and Building 8 at STC leaving a crater 4 feet deep and 12 feet wide and killing 33 and injuring 200. During WWII STC employed 10,500 people at New Southgate
Added by David Berguer, Chairman on 28 March 2021
thanks for the info on the bug' imrpact but I remember seeing an actual doodlebug in the grounds of S T C I think overlooking the railway lines ? !!!!
Added by Dave Bedford on 07 April 2021
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