Police to observe and report any communist activities in Jersey

Reference: B/A/W50/30

Date: September 15th 1941 - November 10th 1941

Notice relating to the French Communist Party

Reference: D/Z/H5/124

Date: August 14th 1941 - August 14th 1941

Miscellaneous correspondence with the Bailiff with index. Subjects include:

Reference: D/Z/H5/170

Date: December 31st 1940 - July 7th 1941

Letter from Dr Charles R Chichester concerning the threat of communists when the Gernmans evacuate

Reference: D/Z/H5/369

Date: June 28th 1944 - July 1st 1944

Photograph of Mr Edwin Charles Mourant, Deputy of Grouville, and a photograph of Mr Norman Stuart Le Brocq who unsuccessfully stood for election for Deputy of St Helier as a candidate for the Jersey Communist Party in December 1957.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/POR/42/8

Date: 1957-11 - September 15th 1962

Subject: Portraits

File number: 42

Page number: 8

Photograph of Mr Edwin Denize Gibaut of the Rent Control Tribunal upon his retirement, a photograph of Mr Smale, and a photograph of Mr Norman Le Brocq upon receiving a Soviet award at a ceremony in Moscow in recognition of the help he gave to Russian prisoners in Jersey during the Occupation.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/POR/63/7

Date: April 8th 1965 - May 27th 1965

Subject: Portraits

File number: 63

Page number: 7

Photograph of Mr Norman Le Brocq of the Jersey Communist Party, a photograph of Mr Gordon Rees, and photographs of the academic lawyer and author Professor Stanley Alexander de Smith and Mr Peter Henry Rowley Bristow, QC outside the States Building.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/POR/66/8

Date: November 9th 1967 - November 15th 1967

Subject: Portraits

File number: 66

Page number: 8

Images of a Jersey Communist Party demonstration regarding the price of electricity charged by the Jersey Electricity Company (JEC) outside the JEC store, Broad Street, St Helier.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/1/2696

Date: December 11th 1976 - December 11th 1976

Photographer: Bob Ritchie

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1976/2696

Photocopy of letter from Paul Mulback to Les F Huelin, Secretary of the Communist Party, Jersey regarding his efforts to 'fight against Nazism'

Reference: L/C/24/D8/1

Date: May 7th 1945 - May 7th 1945

Transcript of a speech given by Norman Le Brocq, the founder member of the Jersey Communist Party and former Deputy of the States, concerning his occupation experiences. Delivered to the Channel Islands Occupation Society in Jersey on April 4th 1988.

Reference: L/D/25/A/41

Date: April 4th 1988 - April 4th 1988

Norman Le Brocq, founder member of the Jersey Communist Party and former Deputy of the States of Jersey, talks to the Channel Islands Occupation Society about his occupation experiences. Introduction by the CIOS President. Talks about his personal situation at the start of the occupation, his decision not to be evacuated, his political ideas, becoming a methodist lay preacher, meeting Leslie Huelin, a member of the Australian Communist Party, in 1941, forming a discussion group that later became the Jersey Democratic Movement to talk about ideas for Jersey after the war, the formation and growth of the Jersey Communist Party, the recruitment of Warren Hobbs, names of young people that they had recruited, making sketches of German military installations, organising aid for escaped Ukrainian forced labourers, Mikhail Krohin, an escapee taught english by Mrs Metcalfe who acted as a distribution messenger, the acquirement of a printing duplicator to create illegal leaflets for the Jersey Democratic Movement, copying BBC news bulletins for camps, help they received, methods of obtaining supplies and identity cards, Dr McKinstry who helped them, the setting up of an OT Hospital being at Girl's College, contact between Ernest Perrée, a porter at the hospital and the Spanish workers who were mostly communists, the meeting between three spanish workers and three from the Jersey Communist Party, the passing of leaflets in the camps by the Spanish, the duplicator being hidden in a cottage in Sand Street, his wrongful sacking from the Jersey Gas Company for leaking information, working for the libraries and the George Hutt's bookshop and lending library in Broad Street, Feodor Burrij and Louisa Gould, a meeting with Paul Mullbach, a german soldier part of a group [part of or inspired by the Free Germany Movement] attempting to start a mutiny in the garrison, agreement to produce leaflets for him, being nominated as liaison with Mulbach and meeting in Burger's Bookshop in the Parade to hand over the leaflet to print, being helped by Rosalie Le Riche, Mr Le Brocq's soon to be wife, Mulbach's desertion and the cottage bought for him to live in, Mulbach's attempt to blow up the camp and plans for the mutiny being curtailed as the result of liberation. Questions asked about what happened to Paul Mulbach, the people involved in resistance movements that existed and Mr Holmes, a shopkeeper who was alleged to be a spy for both the Nazis and the Allies, Polish soldiers in the German army, the camp at the bottom of Jubilee Hill, known as Lager Immelman, the return of the forced worker, Mariam Polski (?) to the island after the occupation, Russian bishops, visit to Ukraine, the experiences of the German prisoners of war and forced labourers after the occupation, whether he's thinking of writing his memoirs, whether he was ever picked up by the Germans, he talks about a member of the feldgendarmerie, Billy Mace, who warned Louisa Gould a search was coming but she was unable to get everything out, the experience of Harold Le Druillenec and the efficiency of the Nazis. [Same recording as items R/03/C/7 and R/03/C/8]

Reference: L/D/25/L/36

Date: April 13th 1988 - April 13th 1988

Occupation-BBC Radio Jersey tape. The story of the occupation of Jersey during World War 2 told by the people who lived through it produced by Beth Lloyd. 1) Part 13: The Todt Organisation and their Russian Slave Labourers. Eye witnesses talking about the background of the Organisation Todt, the arrival of the Russians on the island, the condition they were in, the brutality of their overseers, begging and stealing food, concentration camps, the Jersey Communist Party and other people giving shelter, food, clothes, false papers and english lessons with Mrs Metcalfe to escaped prisoners, the story of Louisa Gould, Harold Le Druillenec and Feodor Burrij and the experience of other residents who harboured escapees. 2) Part 14: Entertainment. Eye witnesses talking about the difficulties of the first show during the occupation put on by the Jersey Amateur Dramatics Club, cinemas and the films that were shown, variety entertainment at the Opera House, West's Cinema and out in the parishes, finding musicians, public dances, the Amateur Variety Band, the Green Room Club productions including pantomimes, easter productions and shows, improvisations with costumes and scenery and censorship of the shows. 3) Part 15: We Are At War. Eye witness accounts of feelings of isolation, seeing and hearing British and German aeroplanes, feeling and seeing bombing raids on the coast of France, leaflet raids, members of the royal air force being taken as prisoners of war, commando raid on Egypt, sabotage, the v sign campaign, resistance and reprisals, youth groups against the Germans, the British Patriots group and Norman Le Brocq and Leslie Huelin working with the Free Germany Movement represented by Paul Muelbach calling for a mutiny in the garrison. 4) Occupation Part 16: Escapes produced by Beth Lloyd made up of interviews of local people who were in Jersey during the Occupation. Subjects discussed include the escape of Denis Vibert to England in September 1941, tales of different escapes to France by islanders recounted by Eddie Le Corre, Basil Le Brun, Peter Crill, John Floyd, Roy Mourant and their subsequent experiences of interrogations by the Home Forces and arrival in England. 5) Part 17: D-Day and the Last Terrible Year. Eye witnesses talking about the realisation that D-Day was taking place, aeroplanes going over the island, lack of fuel and food supplies, health in island worsening, Red Cross parcels, the arrival and unloading of the SS Vega, starvation of German soldiers and waiting for liberation. 6) Part 18: Liberation. Eye witnesses including the bailiff talking about the change in the high command of the german administration and listening to Winston Churchill's speech, release of political prisoners, celebrations, surrender of Germans and arrival of royal navy officers. See R/06/4.

Reference: L/D/25/L/44

Occupation-BBC Radio Jersey tape. The story of the occupation of Jersey during World War 2 told by the people who lived through it produced by Beth Lloyd. 1) Part 15: We Are At War. Eye witness accounts of feelings of isolation, seeing and hearing British and German aeroplanes, feeling and seeing bombing raids on the coast of France, leaflet raids, members of the royal air force being taken as prisoners of war, commando raid on Egypt, sabotage, the v sign campaign, resistance and reprisals, youth groups against the Germans, the British Patriots group and Norman Le Brocq and Leslie Huelin working with the Free Germany Movement represented by Paul Muelbach calling for a mutiny in the garrison. 2) Part 10: There's Good and Bad in all Races. Eye witnesses talking about collaborators, Jerry Bags, informers, the actions of the Post Office to destroy anonymous denunciation letters or warn those who had been denounced, searches by german soldiers to follow up anonymous letters, relationships with and attitudes of the german soldiers. 3) Part 11: Government and God, How the States and the Church Survived. Eye witnesses talking about dissatisfaction with the local authorities, the difficulties faced by the bailiff Alexander Coutanche, confirming legislation in Jersey, rectors and Jurats members of the States, meetings of the States, rectors remaining in the parishes and services continuing, Canon Cohu being taken by the Germans for passing on the news from the radio, praying for the men who were fighting, banning of the Salvation Army and Jehovah Witnesses. 4) Part 12: Brushes with the German Authorities. Eye witnesses talking about being interrogated at Silvertide, experiences of confrontations with the german soldiers, being arrested and beaten, court martials and trials of local residents, listening to the radio and experiences in the prison at Gloucester Street. 5) Part 13: The Todt Organisation and their Russian Slave Labourers. Eye witnesses talking about the background of the Organisation Todt, the arrival of the Russians on the island, the condition they were in, the brutality of their overseers, begging and stealing food, concentration camps, the Jersey Communist Party and other people giving shelter, food, clothes, false papers and english lessons with Mrs Metcalfe to escaped prisoners, the story of Louisa Gould, Harold Le Druillenec and Feodor Burrij and the experience of other residents who harboured escapees. 6) Part 14: Entertainment. Eye witnesses talking about the difficulties of the first show during the occupation put on by the Jersey Amateur Dramatics Club, cinemas and the films that were shown, variety entertainment at the Opera House, West's Cinema and out in the parishes, finding musicians, public dances, the Amateur Variety Band, the Green Room Club productions including pantomimes, easter productions and shows, improvisations with costumes and scenery and censorship of the shows.

Reference: L/D/25/L/47

File relating to communism and marxism including notes on the theories and history, papers of the Jersey Branch of the Communist party, articles and correspondence

Reference: L/F/271/B2/1

Date: 1946 - 1950

Letter from the Field Commandant, Major Demmler to the Bailiff of Jersey; relating to severe measures to be taken against communism

Reference: L/F/54/C/K/2

Date: September 15th 1941 - September 15th 1941

English translation of pamphlets circulated to German Servicemen in 1945 - these pamphlets apparently originated from the Jersey Communist Party and a German Soldier named Muelbach

Reference: L/F/54/C/K/5

Date: 1945 - 1945

Copy of the Jersey Workers Review, includes articles on the bread and milk shortages (February)

Reference: L/F/54/C/K/6

Date: 1945 - 1945

Photocopy of a letter from Paul Mulbach to the secretary of the Communist party in Jersey, detailing his efforts to rise up against the German forces and to collaborate with the communists.

Reference: L/F/62/A/3

Date: May 7th 1945 - May 7th 1945

Photocopy of document outlining eight categories of people to be deported from Jersey including English, Jews and Communists.

Reference: M/09/1

Date: December 27th 1942 - December 27th 1942

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