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Chetniks World War 2

I have just read the article about yugoslavia with tears in my eyes, the reason is my father served with...

Occupation after D-day — Shortage of food

They tried and make salt, you know, get brine, we used to go and fetch a ration of brine, and that's my...

The Germans Arrive - Guernsey 1940. Corrugated Iron Planes

The Germans Arrive - Guernsey 1940. The Germans arrived by air, with those 3-engined Junkers 52s....

The Germans Arrive - Guernsey 1940. Germans in Town

The Germans Arrive - Guernsey 1940. Life went on, we went to town, we did our shopping, the Germans were...

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Occupied Jersey

I was fourteen years old and i remember going to a Miss Frazer in Philip street in St Helier to get a...

Being a Communist in Denmark

During the second world War my mother in law was a teenager in Denmark....

Belgian Evacuees in Codnor

My aunt Hilda lived on Mill Lane in Codnor, at one point during the war she had a Belgian family lodging...

Resistance in the Netherlands

Dear friends, I`m so sorry, I am afraid my English is too poor to tell my story. Just this:I was in the...

Curfew

I remember coming home from a dance with my sister, two German officers approached us and one of them...

Horses During the War

The Germans came to requisition my grandfather's horse, Nick... When my grandfather handed over his...

Apple Tree

My father Mr Clarence Phillips owned Miladi farm in Jersey and had an apple orchard. One day later on in...

During the war at Summerland

I workes in a knitwear factory called Summerland during the war We heard rumours that the germans may want...

The Kindness of Strangers

I helped the pow in Berlin by giving them food secretly. They had pow camps outside of Berlin....

Occupation after D-day — Contents of Red Cross parcels

There was powdered egg, Klim, which was powdered milk, some had chocolate, big flat breakfast biscuits,...

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The Germans in Guernsey

Owners took time off and the summer afternoons saw them and their families relaxing on the beaches enjoying...

The Jewish situation in Guernsey as I saw it, 1940-1945

Because of Therese's Austrian passport there was some difficulty for her to leave immediately until...

Story of Steven Kuligovski written down by Tamara Sandoul

Obeying Maria's plea for assistance, Steven and his brother, Henryk, took a two-wheel cart and began to...

Guernsey Fisherman escapes from German Occupied Island 1943

William Corbet was a sea-pilot and fisherman in Guernsey and was trapped on the Island along with his wife...

The bravery of my brothers in the Polish resistance - Chapter five.

I met my only surviving brother Alexander on the banks of the river Wisla near Warsaw during the last days...

Billericay World War 2 Italian heroineicon for Story with photo

The whole family hated the way that Italy was turning to Fascism, and after 1940, Nazism, when Mussolini...

Betrayed by an informer

I used to cycle into St Peter Port every day then in order to visit a certain gentleman in the prison...

michel corolleur

Below is a verse from my poem Michel Corolleur in Cornish, Breton and French which will show how close the...

What I Remember of the War in the Netherlands - Chapter Two

On November 26th 1940, a Jewish Professor of Leiden University was sacked by German Authorities. In May...

How my grandfather warned Hungary in 1934!

My grandfather, Miksa Fenyo, was a very famous Hungarian-Jewish intellectual writer. In 1934, as an...

Wartime in Italy Stories

I was born in London to Italian parents but went back to Italy when I was a baby... Within a short space...

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