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

An article and research carried out by Margaret Ginns concerning Lieutenant Joseph M Krebs, an American who crash landed in Jersey during the occupation and was taken as a prisoner of war, Belza Althea Turner, a Canadian who helped him in captivity and later failed in an escape attempt with Siebe Koster, a Dutch National. Includes articles and correspondence concerning the story and Krebs' return to the island, photographs of those involved and the places that events took place

Reference: L/D/25/A/39

Date: August 20th 1984 - April 27th 1987

Papers and articles regarding the USS Scuttlebutt, also known as the USS PC 564, that on the night of 8th March 1945 was attacked in a raid off Granville lead by German troops from the Channel Islands and as a result the craft was beached on the French coast and men were lost to death and as prisoners of war in Jersey. Includes an article by Margaret Ginns entitled 'The Missing Link-The U.S.S. PC 564', copies of documents regarding the incident, newsletters of the USS PC564 Scuttlebutt, accounts of the night by eye-witnesses and transcripts of interviews with unidentified German troops regarding the island of Jersey.

Reference: L/D/25/A/59

Date: January 19th 1945 - December 1st 1985

Notes and photographs by Margaret Ginns for an article about a German soldier Karl Greier that appeared in the Channel Islands Occupation Review 1981

Reference: L/D/25/A/65

Date: 1981 - 1981

File of correspondence between Margaret Ginns who was gathering information for an article in the Channel Islands Occupation Review regarding Lieutenant Robert Blackler on his detention as an American prisoner of war in Jersey after being shot down over the island. Includes photographs of the propellers of the ruined aeroplane and an American soldier and copies of letters written by Blackler to his wife during his imprisonment.

Reference: L/D/25/A/8

Date: 1982 - 1983

File of correspondence and research by Margaret Ginns putting together information for an article in the Channel Islands Occupation Review concerning British and American prisoners of war. Includes correspondence with people to gain information about their experiences, copies of prisoner of war post, articles regarding St Helier and the prisoner of war situation and lists of American POW's.

Reference: L/D/25/A/9

Date: 1982 - 1983

Channel Islands Occupation Society Tape 2 1) Summer of 1945-a Michael and Margaret Ginns production concerning the liberation of Jersey in the summer of 1945. Includes an introduction to the occupation of Jersey and the restrictions placed upon Channel Islanders by the Germans, the occurrence of D-Day but surrender not occurring in Jersey, the lack of supplies and fuel as a result of being cut off and the rescue of the islanders by the supplies of the SS Vega, news being gained from the crystal radio sets, listening to Churchill's speech in the Royal Square, the meeting of the German officers on the HMS Beagle and the signing of the surrender of the island, liberation forces coming onto the island and the celebrations that took place as a result, German prisoners of war being put to work to clear the devastation that had been left, parades of the British army, the thanksgiving service on the 17th May 1945 and the Royal visit on June 7th, removal and dumping of ammunition and islanders visit the previously off limits fortifications, the island returning to pre war state with the return of the mail boat and deportees and evacuees coming back to the island, finally clearing finishing in 1946 and celebrations to mark the one year anniversary of liberation-22 mins 30 secs. 2) Interned-a study of the deportations of Channel Islanders to internment camps in Southern Germany. Includes the reason islanders were deported, the serving of deportation orders, an exhibition marking the 40th anniversary of its occurrence with many paintings of interest being put on show, details of where the camps, Biberach, Laufen and Wurzach, were located, the make up of the camps, Harold Hepburn and other painters who took deportation as a chance to paint, single men being separated and taken to Laufen, different artists in the camps and examples of work done by Harold Hepburn, Henry Barnett, Sidney Dolby, Irene Grubb, and Joan Salmon, sport that took place in the camps, education, health in the camps, deaths and births of Channel Islanders in the camps, food and the assistance offered by the Red Cross, life continuing as normally as possible with celebrations of birthdays and anniversaries, liberation of the camps, freedom to move into the village and surrounding village and meet German people who had helped them, return to England and the Channel Islands, children adjusting to life without restrictions and the setting up of the Jersey Ex-Internee Association to promote greater understanding between people from Jersey and Wurzach-23 mins.

Reference: L/D/25/J2/2

Date: 1984 - 1984

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

Channel Islands Occupation Society Tape 2 1) Summer of 1945-a Michael and Margaret Ginns production concerning the liberation of Jersey in the summer of 1945. Includes an introduction to the occupation of Jersey and the restrictions placed upon Channel Islanders by the Germans, the occurrence of D-Day but surrender not occurring in Jersey, the lack of supplies and fuel as a result of being cut off and the rescue of the islanders by the supplies of the SS Vega, news being gained from the crystal radio sets, listening to Churchill's speech in the Royal Square, the meeting of the German officers on the HMS Beagle and the signing of the surrender of the island, liberation forces coming onto the island and the celebrations that took place as a result, German prisoners of war being put to work to clear the devastation that had been left, parades of the British army, the thanksgiving service on the 17th May 1945 and the Royal visit on June 7th, removal and dumping of ammunition and islanders visit the previously off limits fortifications, the island returning to pre war state with the return of the mail boat and deportees and evacuees coming back to the island, finally clearing finishing in 1946 and celebrations to mark the one year anniversary of liberation-22 mins 30 secs. 2) Interned-a study of the deportations of Channel Islanders to internment camps in Southern Germany. Includes the reason islanders were deported, the serving of deportation orders, an exhibition marking the 40th anniversary of its occurrence with many paintings of interest being put on show, details of where the camps, Biberach, Laufen and Wurzach, were located, the make up of the camps, Harold Hepburn and other painters who took deportation as a chance to paint, single men being separated and taken to Laufen, different artists in the camps and examples of work done by Harold Hepburn, Henry Barnett, Sidney Dolby, Irene Grubb, and Joan Salmon, sport that took place in the camps, education, health in the camps, deaths and births of Channel Islanders in the camps, food and the assistance offered by the Red Cross, life continuing as normally as possible with celebrations of birthdays and anniversaries, liberation of the camps, freedom to move into the village and surrounding village and meet German people who had helped them, return to England and the Channel Islands, children adjusting to life without restrictions and the setting up of the Jersey Ex-Internee Association to promote greater understanding between people from Jersey and Wurzach-23 mins. [Master Copy-see L/D/25/J2/2]

Reference: Q/01/2

Date: 1984 - 1984

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