Jersey follows Normandy in marking liberation day

As people in Normandy took a day off work today to celebrate the liberation of Europe from Nazi control, close neighbours in Jersey were also preparing to mark the occasion. Jersey and neighbouring Channel Islands were the only part of … [Read more...]

Jersey Islanders to Tell of Hardship of German Occupation

Jersey Islanders to Tell of Hardship of German Occupation

People in Normandy often forget that after the D-Day landings liberated the region the nearby Channel Islands were still occupied by the Germans but a radio programme is set to reveal how the inhabitants of Jersey coped. Jersey was … [Read more...]

Jersey Marks 68 Anniversary of Liberation From German Forces

Jersey Marks 68 Anniversary of Liberation From German Forces

  Events have been held throughout Jersey, the Channel island off the coast of Normandy that has close ties with the French, to mark the 68th anniversary of its liberation from the German Occupation. The main event is held on … [Read more...]