Entries tagged 'occupation'

The following 28 entries have been tagged using the term occupation. Click the titles to read the full entry in each instance.

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German forces confiscated Guernsey’s radiosThe German occupation forces confiscated the radios on Guernsey twice during the war
GUNS founder Charles Machon diedMachon had suffered from an ulcer and didn't receive the treatment he required in custody.
Hitler ordered the Channel Islands’ fortificationHitler integrated Guernsey, Jersey and Alderney into the Nazi's Atlantic Wall defences.
Sark was the target of Operation BasaltOperation Basalt had been an information-gathering raid
Guernsey switched to ReichsmarksThe currency exchange was just one of several changes under occupation
“Let em starve,” said ChurchillNobody's sure whether he wanted the Germans or everyone on Guernsey to starve
Occupation president Ambrose Sherwill diedSherwill had been the first president of the Controlling Committee
Occupation resister Winifred Green was deportedGreen insulted Hitler in front of an informer and was sent to a prison in France
The post-Occupation military government was disbandedGuernsey was run by its liberators for several months after the Occupation.
The RAF bombed Guernsey AirportThe RAF focused on German aircraft parked up at Guernsey Airport

 

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