The Village That The Luftwaffe Bombed By Mistake

From Tom Scott.

Linby is a small village in Nottinghamshire, England. It wouldn’t have much strategic value… unless some commander didn’t read their map properly. Here’s a local legend, with a few questions about it.

Edited by Michelle Martin https://twitter.com/mrsmmartin
Story research by David Fletcher

Thanks to historian Maureen Newton, to this transcription of the HO 203 National Archives database: http://www.warstateandsociety.com/Bombing-Britain – and to the British Newspaper Archive: https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/

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