Episodes three and four of the Channel Islands Educational Broadcasting Service series 'Memories of the Occupation'. Episode three includes: German Officer interviews Lily with a view to billeting troops on her; Operation Anger (1st leg) - 2nd Lieutenant Hubert Nicolle summoned to the admiralty and briefed to make a one-man reconnaissance of Guernsey; Operation Anger (2nd leg) - 2nd Lieutenant Philip Martel and 2nd Lieutenant Desmond Mulholland land in Guernsey to act as guides for a commando raid, Operation Ambassador; Martel and Mulholland surrender to the Germans with the help of Sherwill; Lily talks about billeting, the situation on Alderney and Commando raids; Gunther describes the billeting of his unit. First broadcast on 09/10/1980. Episode four includes: Sherwill and his wife May discuss repercussions of Commando raids and the attempt to rescue Martel and Mulholland by Sergeant Stanley Ferbrache; Raymond Falla and John Jouault on joint food purchasing mission to Granville; return visit of Hubert Nicolle with 2nd Lieutenant James Symes to gather information about the general situation; Lily and family celebrate the new year with neighbour Reg Taylor; night patrols as a punishment for sabotage; Lily talks about Commando raids, reprisals, the Battle of Britain, food rationing, medical supplies, subversive literature, Charles Roche in Jersey, Raymond Falla, new year 1941, propaganda, and sabotage; Gunther talks about escapes to England, British spies, confiscations of wireless sets, the curfew, and John Leale. First broadcast on 16/10/1980




October 9th 1980 - October 16th 1980


Channel Islands Educational Broadcasting Service
Middleton, Alan
Mulholland, Desmond, Second Lieutenant
Martel, Philip, Second Lieutenant
Nicolle, Hubert, Second Lieutenant
Sherwill, Sir Ambrose, Major
Sherwill, May
Ferbrache, Stanley, Sergeant
Falla, Raymond
Jouault, John
Symes, James, Second Lieutenant
Roche, Charles
Operation Anger
Operation Ambassador


oral history | sound | Occupation | families | German soldiers | dramas | billets | radios | military operations | Food | Rationing | propaganda | sabotage | medical supplies | spies | curfews | Guernsey


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