A Guide to Batterie Lothringen

Reference: CIOS/C/1

Date: 2007

File on Historical Weapons excluding Insurance. File relates to the purchase, acquisition, renovation and display of weapons and other items of historical interest that are relevant to Jersey from different sources. File is comprised of correspondence between several people including the Public Works Committee, Channel Islands Occupation Society, Department of Public Building and Works, Museum and Arts Policy Committee, Museums and Antique companies. Areas of note in the file include military rifles; cannons at Elizabeth Castle, Grosnez and Mont Orgeuil; Audit reports; German anti-tank guns, roll bombs, swords and Bomb Disposal.

Reference: D/AL/D1/62/5/2

Date: January 1st 1973 - December 31st 1979

Images of a drinks reception at Le Chalet Hotel to celebrate the launch of abook on the Occupation titled The War in the Channel Islands - Then and Now by Winston Ramsey on the tenth anniversary of the Jersey branch of the Channel Islands Occupation Society. Includes images of: Mr Ramsey signing copies of his book [D-E], and Fred Drain and Bruce Ogden Smith, two of the former soldiers who took part in the Commando raids on the Channel Islands referred to in Mr Ramsey's book [F-G] [from JEP 26/05/1981 p 23].

Reference: L/A/75/A3/6/7615

Date: May 23rd 1981 - May 23rd 1981

Photographer: Peter Mourant

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1981/7615.

Images of Brigadier Raoul Lempriere-Robin, chairman of the Jersey Heritage Trust, handing over a cheque for £2400 to Occupation Society president Mr. Alf Pipon, to enable the Occupation Society to expand its preservation and publications activities [from JEP 16/02/82 p.21]

Reference: L/A/75/A3/7/358

Date: February 10th 1982 - February 10th 1982

Photographer: Ron Mayne

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1982/358.

Research By Robin Cox, includes; copy of an original contract dated 10th May 1870, file entitled 50 Garden lane with copies of contracts, photocopy of an article on Fritz Hippler a Nazi Film director, photocopy of Jersey Evening Post dated 28th August 1940 showing that the paper was now subject to censorship, document from the Channel Islands Occupation Society showing the details of fixtures and bunker opening times for 2003, document entitled 'Naming of Streets and Numbering of Premises (Jersey) Law, 1960', file of archive search enquiries,

Reference: L/C/152/68

Date: 1870 - 2003

Research notes By Robin Cox, includes; copy of Societe Jersiaise Bulletins I-XXI 1875-1896, copy of Societe Jerisaise Bulletins XLIV- XLVII 1919-1922, copy of Societe Jeriaise Bulletins 1928-1931, copy of Societe Jersiaise Bulletins 1932-1935, copy of Societe Jerisaise Bulletins 1949-1952, copy of the book 'Channel Islands Occupation Review No. 31' dated December 2003, copy of Societe Jersiaise Newsletter Autumn 2003 Volume 39, newspaper cutting about King's College Choristers, Societe Jersiaise Annual Bulletins 1985-1988, Societe Jersiaise Annual Bulletins 1981-1984, Societe Jersiaise Annual Bulletins 1977-1980, Societe Jersiaise Annual Bulletins 1973-1976, Societe Jersiaise Bulletins 1969-1972, Societe Jersiaise Bulletins 1965-1968, Societe Jersiaise Bulletins 1961-1964, Societe Jersiaise Bulletins 1957-60, Societe Jersiaise Bulletins 1953-1956, several Acte des Etates (dated 30th April 1891, 17th June 1862, 18th February 1926, 20th February 1893, 4th November 1859, 13th May 1959, 4th September 1848, 6th March 1797, 31st July 1839, 27th February 1919 and 10th March 1970), photocopied pages of 'Constitutional History of Jersey', document from States Greffe entitled 'Report and Proposition of Special Committee to Consider Request from the U.K. for a Contribution towards Defence and International Representation Costs' dated 5th November 1985, blue notebook containing various newspaper cuttings

Reference: L/C/152/73

Date: 1797 - 1985

Photographs from envelope labelled "Photos from German “Green Book”, addressed to Advocate J Coutanche, Clos des Tours, St Aubin. Includes a letter dated November 1980 to ‘Dear John’ from Michael Ginns of the Channel Islands Occupation Society thanking him for the loan of the photographs. Subjects of photgraphs include: Grounds of Morville House, St Ouen; Observation Post M10, La Moye; Einsatzstellung Ouen’s Bucht, now the Watersplash, St Ouen’s Bay (in the pre-war years the property was known as “Hi-de-Ho”); Machine gun post at Plemont; Bel Royal; St Aubin’s Harbour; Soldatenheim at St Brelade’s Bay Hotel; Casualty Clearing Station ‘Heidelberg’, off Route Orange, St Brelade (since rebuilt); Grounds of Noirmont Manor; infantry gun at Strongpoint Doktorhaus, Mont Matthieu, St Ouen; Quarters for Resistance Point “La Perelle II” above Archirondel; Resistance Point La Perelle I near St Catherine; a German soldier feeding chickens. For complete copies of the German "Green Books", see the Channel Islands Occupation Society collection, L/D/25/F1/1 and L/D/25/F2/2.

Reference: L/C/200/C1/3

Date: 1941 - 1945

Copy of an article by Margaret J Ginns published in the Channel Islands Occupation Society Review 1981 titled Karl Greier - Reluctant Soldier. Includes copies of photographs and documents from Mr Greier's personal collection and a map showing key locations referred to in the article.

Reference: L/C/258/E/1

Date: 1981 - 1981

Original manuscript of Lest We Forget: Escapes and Attempted Escapes from Jersey during the German Occupation 1940 - 1945 by Roy Thomas.

Reference: L/F/341/A/1

Date: 1992 - 1992

Draft manuscript of Lest We Forget: Escapes and Attempted Escapes from Jersey during the German Occupation 1940 - 1945 by Roy Thomas.

Reference: L/F/341/A/2

Date: 1992 - 1992

Digital copy of an article by Mark Lamerton titled Reference Maps for the Liberation of Jersey. From The Armourer, Issue 75, May-June 2006, pp. 64-67.

Reference: L/F/420/B1/10

Date: May 1st 2006 - June 30th 2006

Digital copy of an article by Mark Lamerton titled Guernsey Liberation and Freedom Trench Art, May 1945: When does authenticity matter?. From The Armourer, Issue 86, May-June 2006, pp. 42-43. Written in response to a Letter to the Editor submitted by Denis Davidson titled What's the significance of the donkey's head? published in The Armourer, Issue 85, January-February 2008, p. 64.

Reference: L/F/420/B1/11

Date: January 1st 2008 - February 29th 2008

Digital copy of an article by Mark Lamerton titled The Brigadier's Channel Island Liberation Souvenirs, May 1945: Part 1. From The Armourer, Issue 90, November-December 2008, pp. 80-83. [For Part 2, see L/F/420/B1/13].

Reference: L/F/420/B1/12

Date: November 1st 2008 - December 31st 2008

Digital copy of an article by Mark Lamerton titled 302 Infantry Brigade, Lt-Col Robinson and the Liberation of Jersey, May 1945. From The Armourer, Issue 28, July-August 1998, pp. 46-49.

Reference: L/F/420/B1/3

Date: July 1st 1998 - August 31st 1998

Digital copy of an article by Mark Lamerton titled Channel Island Transients: Recruits of the British Free Corps. From The Armourer, Issue 58, July-August 2003, p. 25.

Reference: L/F/420/B1/8

Date: July 1st 2003 - August 31st 2003

Digital copy of an article by Mark Lamerton titled Liberation Treasure Chest Channel Islands May 1945. From The Armourer, Issue 69, May-June 2005, pp. 25-27.

Reference: L/F/420/B1/9

Date: May 1st 2005 - June 30th 2005

JEP Newscutting: article about a metal detectorist finding two German helmets - 09/07/2012

Reference: US/1001

Date: 2012 - 2012

JEP Article : Obituary for William Michael Ginns, local historian interned by the Germans as a teenager during the Second World War and in later life was instrumental in reconciling Jersey with its former occupiers and heavily involved in the Channel Islands Occupation Society

Reference: US/1399

Date: February 20th 2017

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