EAW000239 ENGLAND (1946). The British Thomson-Houston Electrical Engineering Works, Rugby, 1946

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Details

Title [EAW000239] The British Thomson-Houston Electrical Engineering Works, Rugby, 1946
Reference EAW000239
Date 15-April-1946
Link
Place name RUGBY
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 450755, 276270
Longitude / Latitude -1.2542395802191, 52.381728567221
National Grid Reference SP508763

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WW2 During the Second World War electrical components for aircraft engines, munitions etc. (A war memorial to BTH workers features on this website.) In 1937 Frank Whittle‘s company built the first prototype jet engine at the BTH works in Rugby but relations did not go smoothly and production was moved to Lutterworth.

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