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Guernsey Island residents receiving Red Cross food parcels during German occupation.

Guernsey occupation

Guernsey Island residents receiving Red Cross food parcels during German occupation.

Liberation Day, May 9th, 1945.  Ayoung boy in St. Peter Port receives a chocolate bar from a British soldier.

Guernsey - People - Do you recognise the boy in this photo?

In the lead up to Liberation Day 2010 local chocalatier Ben Le Prevost is planning on making a commemorative chocolate, but wants to find out something first.

GERMANS OVER GUERNSEY.OUTLINE OF ISLAND OCCUPATION & LIBERATION.WORLD WAR TWO | eBay

GERMANS OVER GUERNSEY.OUTLINE OF ISLAND OCCUPATION & LIBERATION.WORLD WAR TWO | eBay

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Red Cross food parcels delivered to the Channel Islands, held by the Guernsey Occupation Museum

Red Cross ship saved Channel Islanders from WW2 starvation

Christmas lunch for Channel Islanders in 1944 was a meagre affair and only the arrival of a Red Cross ship a few days later kept thousands alive.

World War II Damage, Guernsey Grove, Herne Hill, 1944

benning's Writing Pad

American Phoenix has a meme on her site that I'm doing. I found it trackbacked at The Anchoress' post about Trader Joe's. I'm not gonna tag anybody with it - it ain't mine, after all - but you might find it a little thought-provoking, as I did. Geography Meme asks you to look at the world around you and choose a few places to think about. Now, her choices/answers are well thought-out, and very interesting. Mine are, as I said in the comments, more pedestrian. Well, that's the way my tastes…

British Red Cross food parcels going to Channel Islands | Store of food parcel crates in Geneva waiting to go to the Channel Islands on the International Red Cross ship SS Vega, 1944-1945.

Red Cross food parcels going to Channel Islands

Store of food parcel crates in Geneva waiting to go to the Channel Islands on the International Red Cross ship SS Vega, 1944-1945.

WW2 German Bunkers In Guernsey

Fortification in Guernsey was colossal during WWII including bunkers, forts, gun emplacements and tunnels to help create Hitler's Atlantic Wall. Find out more about the history that inspired The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society.

Vale Mill, German observation post during occupation, Guernsey, Channel Isles | eBay

Vale Mill, German observation post during occupation, Guernsey, Channel Isles | eBay

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The Jews of the Channel Islands www.HolocaustResearchProject.org

The Jews of the Channel Islands www.HolocaustResearchProject.org

Holocaust Education & Archive Research Team

28 June 1940 worldwartwo.filminspector.com Guernsey Luftwaffe bombing St. Peter Port

June 28, 1940: Channel Islands Bombed

Friday 28 June 1940 The Luftwaffe's bombing by three planes of Weighbridge, St. Peter Port, Guernsey, on 28 June 1940. Battle of the Atlantic: U-102 (Kptlt. Harro von Klot-Heydenfeldt) torpedoes and sinks 211-ton British trawler Castleton in the North Sea off the Orkney Islands on 28 June 1940. All 10 crew perish. It is assumed that U-102 sank the Castleton because the U-boat did not return from this patrol. U-30 (Kapitänleutnant Fritz-Julius Lemp) torpedoes and sinks 5,053 ton British ship…

Liberation: German representatives Major-General Heine and Lieutenant-Commander Arnim Zimmerman aboard HMS BULLDOG off Guernsey before the final signing of the instrument of surrender.

Bundesarchive Photos 1933 - 1945..+ all fields of WWII - Page 322

Enemy at the door. Today Castle Cornet was transported back to the darker days of German Occupation, a poignant history lesson. #LoveGuernsey Link to the whole collection of 'Georgie's Pic Of The Day' :-http://chrisgeorge.dphoto.com/#/album/4daaes Picture Ref: 03_05_15 — in St. Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands.