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Tyneham Ghost Village in Tyneham, England

In November of 1943 the villagers of Tyneham were given an evacuation notice by Winston Churchill's war cabinet. British forces had to be trained in modern combat in preparation for D-Day and, it was felt, Tyneham was the most suitable location with the fewest residents to inconvenience. As live ammunition was to be used, villagers were ordered to leave their homes for their own safety.
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