Nazi Occupation Of The Channel Islands  

jay12
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I'm looking for some detailed information about the Nazi occupation of Jersey between 1940 and 1945. I have googled around but was wondering if there there is any better information than simply Wikipedia or the odd news/blog story. Any help gratefully received. 

 

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Posted : September 16, 2016 1:30 pm
stevef
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Jersey Under the Jackboot is a good informative read. 

Plenty here on Amazon starting at a penny (really!)

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Jersey-Jackboot-Reginald-Charles-Maugham/dp/0450047148

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Posted : September 16, 2016 4:29 pm
andrea
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Lived on both Jersey and Guernsey for a few years in the early 70s (much preferred the latter) - very strange place, then - cat-o-nine-tails for homosexuals, no employment for long hair, extremely strict rules for renting, etc... very Germanic...

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Posted : September 16, 2016 9:47 pm
shywolf
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Living With The Enemy: An Outline Of The German Occupation Of The Channel Islands With First Hand Accounts By People Who Remember The Years 1940 To 1945

Edited: 10 months  ago

Instead of trying to undo the biting of the old apple/I bite a new one instead/And with a toothless grin/Become a Dionysian among Christians.

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Posted : September 19, 2016 2:58 am
jay12
Member

Hey guys, thanks for this. Much appreciated. I'm interested in writing a story about that time but need to fill huge gaps in understanding and knowledge before attempting it. Cheers! 

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Posted : September 19, 2016 7:53 pm
  
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