Our monthly snapshot of a Leicestershire village, as recorded on the Civil Defence damage report map, stored at Beaumanor Hall, Leicestershire.

A.R.P. reports reveals that one night during October 1940, High Explosive bombs fell near the village. The ARP / Civil Defence map only shows one! Note the dusty pin hole near the canal, west of Hose. It was recorded that around here (1 mile west of Hose) a Wellington Bomber crashed at 1.10am on August 3rd 1943. There were no casualties.


Blue pins show areas which were hit by high explosive (H.E.) bombs.








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