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VE Day 1945: The day Ten Mile Bank executed Adolf Hitler

Seventy-five years ago the pages of the Lynn News & Advertiser faithfully recorded many of the VE-Day celebrations in the Downham area.

One of the more bizarre was at Ten Mile Bank where the villagers staged a mock execution of Adolf Hitler.

Villager Bob Starling was the game stand-in for the (by-then dead in real life) Nazi dictator.

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