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VHS Tape: 1) 8mm black and white film deposited by the Channel Islands Occupation Society (Jersey). Film shows breakwater at St Helier Harbour. German troops arrive by boat. Explosion [?], waves crashing over breakwater. Liberating Task Force 135 soldiers arrive in the harbour, May 1945. High-speed launch at sea. 2) 16mm colour film deposited by the Channel Islands Occupation Society (Jersey). Trip to Ecrehous reef aboard motor boat 'Belle Star'. Scenes of self-exiled 'King of the Ecrehous' Alphonse Le Gastelois with telescope and then good MCU. Union flag flying. Parish stone inscribed 'St Martin-Jersey 1882'.

Reference Q/05/A/147
Date 1960 - 1963
Names Jersey Film Archive
Le Gastelois, Alphonse
Channel Islands Occupation Society (Jersey)
Belle Star (motor boat)
Task Force 135
Keywords films | German soldiers | Harbours | soldiers | societies | reefs | Boats | Occupation | Second World War | Flags
Category Q-Film
Places St Helier Harbour, Écréhous
Dimensions 1 video cassette
Language English
Level of description File
Access restrictions This item is located in the Audio-Visual area of the Jersey Archive
Closed until 2100

VHS Tape: 1) 8mm black and white film deposited by the Channel Islands Occupation Society (Jersey). Film shows breakwater at St Helier Harbour. German troops arrive by boat. Explosion [?], waves crashing over breakwater. Liberating Task Force 135 soldiers arrive in the harbour, May 1945. High-speed launch at sea. 2) 16mm colour film deposited by the Channel Islands Occupation Society (Jersey). Trip to Ecrehous reef aboard motor boat 'Belle Star'. Scenes of self-exiled 'King of the Ecrehous' Alphonse Le Gastelois with telescope and then good MCU. Union flag flying. Parish stone inscribed 'St Martin-Jersey 1882'.

Q/05/A/147

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