Comments

Miscellaneous diary in two books (January 1944 - December 1945) written by a fairly wealthy elderly lady in Jersey during the German Occupation, giving details of the weather, war rumours, food and fuel shortages, the noise of the gunfire heard from France after the Normandy landings, Red Cross supplies, peace/liberation celebrations and the return to normality after liberation; also: her ms register (57pp) listing and describing the contents of messages sent to and by her, via the Red Cross, noting dates of despatch and arrival, together with an inventory of her house contents.

Reference

Misc 141 (2196)

Date

1944 - 1945

Scope and Content

Imperial War Museum, Department of Documents

Names

Red Cross

Keywords

Second World War | Occupation | Fuel | Food | liberations | diaries | Normandy | Jersey

Access Restriction

Document not located at Jersey Archive

Closed until

2100

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