Watercolour of the 'view' the quarters of Harold Hepburn's wife at Biberach Internment Camp

Reference: L/D/25/E3/C/2

Date: October 8th 1942 - October 8th 1942

Watercolour of the Men's Room Barrack Number 6 at Biberach Internment Camp

Reference: L/D/25/E3/C/3

Date: October 12th 1942 - October 12th 1942

Watercolour of a room at Biberach Internment Camp. Inmates listed as H S Hepburn, A H Spence [Alexander Harry], J Parris, J Blackwood, B Hickman and P Stasny.

Reference: L/D/25/E3/C/4

Date: October 12th 1942 - October 12th 1942

Watercolour of a view of camp huts with British aircraft flying overhead at Biberach Internment Camp

Reference: L/D/25/E3/C/5

Date: 1942 - 1942

Pencil drawing entitled 'The Night Patrol or 3 O'Clock in the Morning: The result of a diet of black bread and vegetable soup!'

Reference: L/D/25/E3/C/6

Date: October 15th 1942 - October 15th 1942

Watercolour of the Parade Grounds and Barracks at Biberach Internment Camp

Reference: L/D/25/E3/C/7

Date: October 20th 1942 - October 20th 1942

An oil painting of Biberach Camp by C W Theobald, 586

Reference: L/D/25/E4/1

Date: 1940 - 1945

An oil painting of Laufen Camp by C W Theobald, 586

Reference: L/D/25/E4/2

Date: 1940 - 1945

A pen and ink sketch of Wurzach-Ach, Wurzach Village

Reference: L/D/25/E4/3

Date: 1940 - 1945

An oil painting of Wurzach Schloss by C W Theobald, 586

Reference: L/D/25/E4/4

Date: 1940 - 1945

Colour photograph of Wurzach Schloss presented to the Ex-Internees Association by the Burgermeister of Bad Wurzach

Reference: L/D/25/E4/5

Date: August 14th 1981 - August 14th 1981

Copy of a drawing and explanation of the drawing by Mr E Spreekmeester wishing the internees of Wurzach a merry christmas and happy new year and attempting to express the gratitude of new arrivals at the internment camp to the Channel Island internees

Reference: L/D/25/E4/6

Date: November 19th 1944 - November 26th 1998

Various copies of cards and paintings of Wurzach Internment Camp including a birthday card celebrating Michael Ginns' 17th birthday, a silver wedding card for Nurse Ginns, views of Wurzach by Harold S Hepburn, John Selby and other unnamed artists

Reference: L/D/25/E4/7

Date: 1942 - 1945

Deportation. Includes photographs and the story of Louisa Gould, née Le Druillenec, Feodor Burrij [known as Bill] and Alice Gavey, a poem written by Alice Gavey on her release from prison, a birthday card for Alice Gavey drawn by Bill, an article from the Evening Post warning of the punishments for harbouring escaped Russian workers and an article on the memorial service for Mrs Gould.

Reference: L/D/25/F3/10

Date: 1942 - 1945

Slides of the Internment Camps in Germany for Channel Islanders. Includes slides of the camps themselves, items used in the camps and paintings of the camps.

Reference: L/D/25/F6/3

Date: 1942 - 1945

Talk given by Michael Ginns to the Channel Islands Occupation Society (Guernsey) on Life at Wurzach Internment Camp 1942-1945. Introducation by the Channel Islands Occupation Society (Guernsey) President. Talk includes story behind why people deported, notice in the Evening Post, sorting of affairs, transportation to St Helier Harbour, treatment by Germans, ships used, how not everbody could fit on the boat, demonstrations on Mount Bingham, the journey and arrival at St Malo, train journey from St Malo to Biberach, conditions at Biberach, the splitting of single men over 16 going to Laufen and married couples with children and without went to Wurzach, journey to Wurzach and the condition that they found the building in, allocation of rooms, parades, the care of the camp passing from the military to the German police, rationing, red cross parcels every week from Christmas 1942 until February 1945, comparison with conditions in Chanel Islands, entertainments in camp, walks, lack of escapes because of presence of women and cildren, bartering with local civilians, relationships with guards, doctors, the increase of air raids, jobs in the camps, visits from the Protecting Powers, rumours of repatriation, post, births, deaths and health in the camp, the keeping together of families, his repatriation to Britain in April and the journey involved, the continued life of people in the camps and liberation, education for school children and the conditions that he thought were relatively good for a teenager in comparison to other occurrences during the second world war. Questions about number of Guernsey people at Wurzach, conditions at Wurzach, medical people at Wurzach, women guards, education at Wurzach, morale of internees, returning to Wurzach. Explanations of items that he took to the talk and showed to the audience.

Reference: L/D/25/L/18

Date: March 4th 1977 - March 4th 1977

1) 'Talkback' on Radio Jersey about how the States are planning to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the liberation represented by Liberation Anniversary Committee Vice-President Don Filleul, Deputy Enid Quenault and Senator John Ellis. Subjects covered include why and how the 40th anniversary of the liberation is being celebrated, the thanksgiving ceremony to take place at Howard Davis Park, the build up to the celebrations, parades that may take place, people from the armed forces coming to celebrate, the aims of the celebrations, the attempt to get local people involved, reenactments to take place, soundbites from people on the street asking how they think the 40th anniversary of the Liberation should be celebrated, the hopes of the committee that members of the liberating forces would be able to attend, the danger of stirring up anti-German feeling, some suggestions for events and what they hope the celebrations can achieve. 2) Half of interview with Michael Ginns, President of the Channel Islands Occupation Society, by Beth Lloyd on 'Personal View' talking about his life with musical interludes. Starts mid way through talking about life at internment camp and subjects covered include walking outside of the camp, repatriation, liberation, his schooling after liberation, joining the army and his experiences at the time of the Korean War working with tanks, working at the Post Office since leaving the army, his hobbies-interest in transport service and the camera club and his work with the Channel Islands Occupation Society.

Reference: L/D/25/L/20

Date: July 31st 1983 - July 31st 1983

Talk by Herbert de Gruchy, Customs Officer at the St Helier Harbour during the occupation, to the Channel Islands Occupation Society. Subjects mentioned include his experiences in the royal navy before the war, moving back to Jersey and becoming a customs officer, being on duty the night before and the day of the evacuations, seeing the air raid on St Helier, the dropping of leaflets and white flags to be hung for the Germans, the arrival of the Germans, being sent to the Agricultural Department because of the lack of ships landing and his duties there, being called back to the Harbour to take up his post once again, defence around St Helier Harbour, experiences had with the germans whilst loading, unloading and transporting goods, his relationship with German soldiers, a storm and its effects at his home at 18, Coastlands, Greve d'Azette, the arrival of Organisation Todt workers, the attempts by the germans at stealing food, german warship coming in after being attacked and bodies being loaded off, unloading of live cattles and being arrested, taken to the Pomme d'Or and interrogated about stealing a cow, arrest of other workers on the Harbour, infestation of rats, his second arrest for stealing when he was found innocent once again, the assistance he was given to stop stealing, the railway in front of the Harbour Office, improvisation in making sugar beat into syrup, the deportations, anonymous informing letters in the Post Office, after the coming of D-Day there were no more ships and so was sent to check tobacco growing, arrival of the SS Vega, the boats to liberate the island and the first mailboat. Questions about the Russians POW, horses used for transportation, importation of French cattle, boats going to St Malo to help in the evacuation, railways and people that Mr de Gruchy knew. Announcements for the Channel Islands Occupation Society.

Reference: L/D/25/L/22

1) Interview with Frank Keiller on the radio programme 'Conversation Piece' which includes musical interlude. Discusses being a teenager during the occupation, what it feels like to celebrate 40 years of liberation, his background, his reputation as a tearaway, problems at the deportations in which he was involved in riots and was arrested and court martialled but escaped deportation because of his age, his plan to escape from the island, the subsequent failure and his arrest by the Germans, his interrogation in the prison at Gloucester Street, the conditions in prison and his attempt to escape, hiding from the Germans for the rest of the occupation with a new identity, before the escape attempt helping at the hospital under Arthur Halliwell, Ray Osmont and Dr Darling, qualifying as a doctor and surgeon after the war, joining the RAF, his subsequent career in different countries, the stress of surgery, leaving the Royal Air Force, making a new civilian life, moving to Victoria in Australia, retirement plans, hobbies, feelings towards the Germans now and feelings about the government of the States of Jersey during the occupation. 2) Weather and traffic report. Stolen items-police report. Magazine section-new book '120 Years'-History of Jersey Swimming Club-compiled by John Faige explained to Beth Lloyd why club was founded in 1865, about Havre des Pas Swimming Pool, Jersey residents in international swimming and diving competitions in the past and photographs. Paul Fox returning to the island after working on a project for 10 weeks in Southern Chile with Operation Rally to build a bridge. Report on the reoccupation of St Luke's vicarage by homeless families. Report on the hill climb at Bouley Bay. Channel Islands Occupation Society have found in the east of the island an entrance that appears to be the start of a tunnel leading towards France. Michael Ginns explains how it was found, reasons it would have been dug, question of how far it may go, where it leads to. Public Works interest in tunnel expressed by Deputy Don Filleul expressing excitement over the find, possibilities of our own channel tunnel, possible conduit for water and the investigation to continue with a report ready for April 1st next year (April Fool's joke)

Reference: L/D/25/L/30

Date: April 30th 1985 - April 30th 1985

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