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German Tunnels in Guernsey, Alderney and Sark

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Festung Guernsey`s popular publication detailing the extent of the German tunnels constructed in Guernsey, Alderney and Sark during the occupation.

The Channel Islands were the only British territory to be occupied by Nazi Germany during the Second World War. What locals refer to as “The Occupation” lasted from June 1940 until the 9th of May 1945. It was a unique experience that has brought the islands more than their fair share of attention from historians, documentary-makers and novelists. Solid reminders of the Occupation remain in the form of extensive fortifications constructed to make the islands impregnable.

Of all WWII fortifications in the Bailiwick of Guernsey, none have captured more imagination and interest than that of the German tunnels. Genuine recorded and researched information has always been overshadowed by fantastic stories, legend and folklore worthy of any blockbuster movie. For this very reason this book aims to set the record straight. The book includes over 350 pages, over 300 photographs covering both wartime and post war, more than 30 tunnel plans and much more…

Type Paperback
Pages 352
Size 24 x 17 cm