Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Pinterest NetGalley
Google Books previews are unavailable because you have chosen to turn off third party cookies for enhanced content. Visit our cookies page to review your cookie settings.

The War in the Channel Islands (Hardback)

Then and Now

WWII Photographic Books WWII Photographic Books

By Winston G Ramsey
Imprint: After the Battle
Series: Then and Now
Pages: 256
Illustrations: 650
ISBN: 9780900913228
Published: 30th May 1981


£19.25 was £27.50

You save £8.25 (30%)

You'll be £19.25 closer to your next £10.00 credit when you purchase The War in the Channel Islands. What's this?
+£4.50 UK Delivery or free UK delivery if order is over £35
(click here for international delivery rates)

Need a currency converter? Check XE.com for live rates

Besides being the only British territory occupied by the Germans in the Second World War, it is perhaps less generally known that the Channel Islands were fortified out of all proportion to the rest of Hitler’s Atlantic Wall: a legacy that is explored in individual chapters on Alderney, Guernsey, Jersey and Sark.

First-hand accounts of all seven Commando raids are brought together for the first time. A summary of how the Islands’ hotels were put to use by their German guests may intrigue present-day visitors, and a review of the war museums gives an insight into the variety of relics that enthusiasts have had the foresight to preserve. The war cemeteries are described, and there is a list of every grave of both sides of the two World Wars. Annotated aerial photographs form an important aspect of the book — among them unique pictures of Sark for which exceptional permission was granted to enter the island’s inviolable airspace.

There are no reviews for this book. Register or Login now and you can be the first to post a review!

More titles by Winston G Ramsey

Customers who bought this title also bought...

Other titles in the series...

Other titles in After the Battle...