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Red Cross messages sent between A M [Alexander] Coutanche, Clos des Tours, St Aubin, and John Coutanche [his son], Westcott House, Sherborne, Dorset.
Date: July 27th 1942 - July 21st 1943
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.
Date: 1941 - 1945
Photographs of Occupation scenes, possibly copied from the German "Green Books" documenting the island's defences, including: machine gun post at Plemont; Fort William, Gorey; house on Route des Genets with red cross sign reading ‘Heidelberg’ ; anti-tank gun at Greve de Lecq; Mont Felard; Morville House, Trodez, St Ouen; Einsatzstellung Ouen’s Bucht, now the Watersplash, St Ouen’s Bay; Broadlands, near Hougue Bie; Machine gun position at Ville es Nouaux, demolished 1945; St Helier Harbour. 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.
Date: 1941 - 1945
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