Comments

BBC Radio Jersey-Occupation Tapes. Told by the people who lived through it produced by Beth Lloyd. Part 7: Deportation. BBC Report on the deportations from the Channel Islands. Alexander Coutanche's difficulty in having to accept the order. Eye witnesses reports of discovering the order for the deportations in the Evening Post, discovery that some deportee's houses being looted, preparations for deportation, being served deportation notices, deciding what to take, going to the Weighbridge, people being turned back because the ships were full, the crowd singing the ships off, the journey to St Malo, fighting at the third deportation leading to arrests. See R/06/3.

Reference

R/07/F1/7

Date

May 27th 1990 - May 27th 1990

Names

Jersey Evening Post
Coutanche, Lord Alexander Moncrieff, 1892 - 1973, Bailiff of Jersey, 1935-1961
Lloyd, Beth
BBC Radio Jersey

Keywords

arrests | Fighting | Bailiffs | internment camps | Ships | singing | deportees | Orders | deportations | Second World War | Liberation | Occupation | interviews | radio stations | sound recordings | sound | radios | Weighbridge | St Malo

Dimensions

1 sound reel

Language

English

Level of description

file

Access Restriction

See R/06/3

Closed until

2100

Context:

R/07/F1/7This item»
Search query time: 0 seconds • Page build time: 0.0035939335823059 seconds