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Saturday 7 October 1916 – False Zeppelin alarm

Category World War I: The Home Front
The Evesham Journal
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One night this week some people thought the Zepps actually had come to Evesham. On Sunday night, when the atmosphere was very still, a humming noise was audible in various parts of the town; it was in the neighbourhood of 11 o’clock, and it lasted for a quarter of an hour. The writer of this note thought it was a two-stroke motor cycle engine. Apparently the same noise was heard at about the same hour on Monday night, and some misguided people jumped to the conclusion.