Ramsey Rural Museum

Ramsey at War

On January 31st 1941 the German Spy Josef Jakobs parachuted into England, he landed near the town of Ramsey. Having injured his leg on descent he lay in a field all night till he was found the next morning by local farm workers.

He was subsequently arrest and sent to trial in London. In August of that same year was found guilty and was the last person to be executed at the Tower of London.

Josef Jakobs Timeline

Ramsey Bombing 1942