Islands in Danger — The Fantastic Story of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands, 1940-45 - Alan Wood; Mary Seaton-Wood;New English Library, 1980, Paperback ..
Condition: Good. An adequate reading copy only.
From the introduction: “The Germans first set foot as conquerors on British soil on a hot sunny day in June, 1940, when Luftwaffe officers landed on the Guernsey airport and drove (some of them by taxi) to their rooms in the Royal Hotel. The Channel Islands remained the only part of British or American territory to be occupied by the Germans during the War. For nearly five years what happened there remained a secret, with nothing but strangely conflicting rumours emerging. Tales reached England of mass deportations, of concentration camps and near-starvation; others told a different story of contented collaboration by the island authorities, joint dances and football matches with the German troops, and a black market in which both islanders and Germans were growing rich.”
Size: A Format (7" x 4½")
Number of Pages: 314
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