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

One source indicates that these bombs might have dropped on the night of June 4th 1941 (McDougall 1979: 28). However, one night during November 1940, One H.E. bomb exploded 45 yds. from the Twycross - Sheepy Road. There is also unconfirmed reports of a few bombs being jettisoned from an enemy aircraft in this area, during the night of 10th January 1942.

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







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