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The Model Occupation: The Channel Islands Under German Rule 1940-1945

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When the Germans arrived on the Channel Islands after the defeat of France in the summer of 1940, they and the islanders agreed that it would be a 'Model Occupation'. But as the war dragged on and Britain appeared to abandon the islands to their fate, so features of Nazi occupation already widespread throughout Europe emerged. There were love affairs between island women and German soldiers, betrayals and black marketeering, individual acts of resistance, feats of courage and endurance. Every islander was faced with uncomfortable choices: where did patriotism end and self-preservation begin? What moral obligation did they have to the thousands of emaciated and ill-treated slave labourers the Nazi's brought among them to build an impregnable ring of defences around the islands?

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Author(s):
Madeleine Bunting
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
216x135x30
EAN-13:
9781844130863
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9781844130863
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
360
Publisher:
Random House

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When the Germans arrived on the Channel Islands after the defeat of France in the summer of 1940, they and the islanders agreed that it would be a 'Model Occupation'. But as the war dragged on and Britain appeared to abandon the islands to their fate, so features of Nazi occupation already widespread throughout Europe emerged. There were love affairs between island women and German soldiers, betrayals and black marketeering, individual acts of resistance, feats of courage and endurance. Every islander was faced with uncomfortable choices: where did patriotism end and self-preservation begin? What moral obligation did they have to the thousands of emaciated and ill-treated slave labourers the Nazi's brought among them to build an impregnable ring of defences around the islands?

Author(s):
Madeleine Bunting
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
216x135x30
EAN-13:
9781844130863
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9781844130863
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
360
Publisher:
Random House

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