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.
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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…
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.
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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…
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.