United Kingdom.- The town of Mynydd Epynt in Wales, United Kingdom, was abandoned for one night after residents received a terrifying letter, Over 200 people lived in the area Made up of 54 fields.
homes abandonedAccording to the Mirror, cattle disappeared and buildings were demolished.
At the end of December 1939, residents receive eviction notice, He was given to leave his home only by the end of April 1940.
The notices were served after an army officer arrived in September 1939 after the outbreak of World War II.
The officer was sent for scouting in the area to use as a training ground,
bombs were falling And the War Office badly needed more land and new facilities.
The Defense Ministry decided that an area of 30,000 hectares is sufficient. The locals were told that he was vital to the war effort, but that they would be compensated for their troubles.
Many thought the eviction would be temporaryBelieving that their families can return after the war is over.
Some people even plowed their fields in preparation for their return.
After the eviction, a man regularly went back to his farm to set fire to his house to protect the stonework from being damaged by the elements.
He did this every day until two soldiers informed him that his house had turned to rubble.
A woman aware of the final status of the situation insisted on taking the door of her house with her when she left the community.
Ivorth Pete, former curator of the St. Fagans Folk Museum (now known as the National History Museum), was sent to Epint to gain approval.
He saw horses carrying furniture-laden carts going out of town and an old woman crying outside the house being forced to leave.
Despite a deep sense of resentment, speaking out was seen as going against the war effort and the Allied forces fighting against Hitler.
The city of Epint is now known as the Seinbridge Training Area, or SENTA, and is one of the largest military training areas in the UK.
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