On 30 September 1940, OS Spitfire pilot Squadron Leader Peter Devitt was in command of 152 Squadron based at RAF Warmwell when they were scrambled to intercept some 150 German bombers over Sherborne. Devitt later recalled his horror at seeing their bombs falling on the old School Courts.
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Posted 15 September 2015 by Sherborne School Archives.