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Glen Campbell reports on the small businesses that ended up paying for nothing and Natalie Graham looks at how false intelligence was leaked during World War II to move the Doodlebugs away from London to land on Kent and Sussex.

29 minutes

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Mon 27 Jan 2014 19:30
BBC One South East only

Doodlebugs 'diverted' to Kent and Sussex

Doodlebugs 'diverted' to Kent and Sussex

Inside Out's Natalie Graham looks at how false intelligence was leaked during World War Two to move the doodlebugs away from London to land on Kent, Sussex and Essex.

 

Professor Eric Grove from Liverpool Hope University says there is evidence the British government was prepared to sacrifice lives in the countryside to avoid heavier casualties in London.

 

Watch the Inside Out South East video feature on the BBC News website.

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterNatalie Graham
ReporterGlenn Campbell
Series EditorLinda Bell
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