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Jewels and Jackboots: Hitler's British Isles, the German Occupation of the British Channel Islands 1940-1945

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This book was born of a series of documentary films about the German Occupation of the Channel Islands from 1940 to 1945 entitled The Channel Islands at War. It is also the fulfilment of an ambition to tell in much more detail than was possible in those documentaries, the true story of those extraordinary years. The Channel Islands were the only British soil to be occupied ...more
Hardcover, 1st edition (25 Oct 2012), 288 pages
Published October 25th 2012 by Channel Island Publishing
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Sue Griffing
Sep 04, 2016 Sue Griffing rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
As other reviewers mentioned, repetitive in places but absolutely fascinating. I learned so much about these islands and what the people went through during WWII.
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Mar 27, 2016 Jane rated it liked it
The book is good if a bit repetitive in places. I learned much about the Channel Islands during WWII. It was scary and fascinating to learn about it.
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