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Report of the capture of J V Alexander, Welfare Officer of the UNRRA and Warden at Oxford House (Risca) Educational Settlement, in Granville on the night of March 8th 1945. Includes articles about his capture and the food situation in Jersey, a list of items contained in a Red Cross parcel and a plan of his detention barracks.
Date: May 12th 1945 - May 12th 1984
Memories of the Jersey Animals' Shelter during the occupation. Includes a book concerning the work of the Animals' Shelter during the Occupation compiled by Harold E Stephens, the Honorary Secretary and Manager of the Shelter (1930-1960) and a talk[ by John Helier Stephens, son of Harold] regarding the same subject.
Date: 1995 - 1995
Anglo-German Reconciliation reunion of American/German naval personnel who served in Channel Islands waters during the Second World War. Includes a programme of events, a tape of the reconciliation service in 1987, photographs of the reunion, an article regarding the reunion, a newsletter of the Patrol Craft Sailors Association and a programme of a reconciliation service held in 1994.
Date: October 5th 1987 - October 2nd 1994
An account of Colonel B E Arnold's memory of the island of Alderney named 'The Alderney Story'. Includes details of the liberation of the islands, the German troops being placed in camps, appendix called 'Notes on the German Occupation' by Theodore Pantcheff, an account of the British plan to capture Alderney in 1942 called Operation Blazing, copies and translations of newsletters called 'Der Tag' [The Day] produced by the German prisoners of war at the conclusion of the conflict and a landing table index.
Date: 1945 - 1968
Letter written by the occupant of Ashley House, Five Oaks commenced on December 26th 1941 and finished after the liberation on May 21st 1945, from 'Mother' to her children 'Peggy, Harry, William and Francie'. Includes details of conditions, the deportation of British subjects, the confiscation of wirelesses and the arrest of Canon Cohu.
Date: December 26th 1941 - May 21st 1945
Dissertation by Christopher Philip Ralphs entitled 'The Atlantic Wall-Testament to the Third Reich: A study of the German defences of the Atlantic Coast during 1941-1944.
Date: March 31st 1944 - March 31st 1944
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.
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.
Date: 1982 - 1983
Originals and copies of notices released by various movements, the British Patriots, the Jersey Democratic Movement, the Jersey Underground Movement protesting against the confiscation of wirelesses by the Germans, asking for liberation day to be made a day of protest against the States of Jersey, asking Germans to rise up against their leadership, to surrender and an anonymous note noting the amount of anthracite coal owned by a person and suggesting further investigation.
Date: 1942 - 1945
Copy of the memoirs of the Occupation by Constance Capstick, the manageress of the Grouville Hall Hotel [now the Grouville Bay Hotel]
Date: 1956 - 1979
An account of the raid on the Casquets Lighthouse in 1942 code named 'Operation Dryad' by a participating officer, Thomas William Winter and a copy of the Guernsey Evening Press 'Weekender' detailing the operation.
Date: August 31st 1984 - May 17th 1986
Dr Ambrose Edward Lea Charpentier's reminiscences, personal paper work and correspondence from the occupation. Includes letters to his wife, notes on the occupation by his wife Nellie Gertrude Charpentier, née Squire, a diary, financial accounts and his last will and testament.
Date: 1940 - 1945
Papers of the Anglo-German Friendship Society made up of the people of the Channel Islands and the German people. Includes charter of friendship, statutes for the society, speeches and notes on the occupation and the Channel Islands.
Date: February 1st 1975 - May 28th 1988
Questions for the Chasse de la Liberation, 1995, an event organised by the Jersey Old Motor Club to celebrate the fiftieth year since Liberation. It involved driving around Jersey finding answers to occupation related questions.
Date: August 6th 1995 - August 10th 1995
File concerning Captain Edward Clark, an American prisoner of war who escaped in January 1945. Includes posters regarding his and Lieutenant George Haas' escape, a claim for the boat that they used whilst escaping, a copy of 'The Alpine Avalanche' detailing Captain Clarke's story and an account of the events written by Captain Clark.
Date: January 8th 1945 - May 2nd 1985
Copies of various court martial documents and permits. Includes car permits, release of prisoners and crime punishments [?]
Date: 1941 - 1945
Photocopy of the newspaper 'Dedelstorfer Wochenblatt' produced by the 135 Wing Royal Air Force containing an article entitled 'The Channel Islands-After the Germans'
Date: August 22nd 1945 - August 22nd 1945