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Most Bombed Village

by shropshirelibraries

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Contributed by 
shropshirelibraries
People in story: 
Mrs Spong
Location of story: 
High Easter, Essex
Background to story: 
Civilian
Article ID: 
A4045349
Contributed on: 
10 May 2005

High Easter in Essex was the most bombed village. On the way back from London the planes would drop the excess/undropped bombs. No-one was killed, only chickens.
When you went to work, you would come across unexploded bombs.

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