Entries tagged 'war'

The following 51 entries have been tagged using the term war. Click the titles to read the full entry in each instance.

Royal Guernsey Light Infantry memorial was unveiledThe RGLI memorial as Masnieres remembers the soldiers' losses at the Battle of Cambrai
A Lancaster bomber crashed on SarkThe Allied aircraft crashed on Sark while on its way back from a bombing raid on Stuttgart
Guernsey recruits caused concern in ParliamentDespite their independence, Guernsey and Jersey frequently come up in Parliament. On 21 November 1916, with the First World War raging, Ian Malcolm, MP for Croydon, voiced his concerns about two recruits to the Royal Court. According to Hansard, the official record of proceedings in the house, he asked the Home Secretary, Herbert Samuel, …whether […]
A plane crashed on CrevichonThe Heinkel He 111 had been bound for London but was unable to deliver its bombs on the city
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



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