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The Channel Islands 1941-45: Hitler's Impregnable Fortress (Osprey Fortress #41)

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Following the Fall of France and the surrender of Paris on 14 June 1940, the British Government announced that the Channel Islands had no strategic importance and would not be defended. The Germans occupied the islands from the end of June onwards and remained in control until the end of the war. On 10 October 1941 Hitler announced his intention to 'convert them into an im ...more
Paperback, 64 pages
Published February 28th 2006 by Osprey Publishing
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Roy Szweda
Nov 19, 2016 rated it liked it
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As usual great art and photos but I felt that the words diverged from the point, the fortifications into a general history of the occupation. Necessary to set the context but this is available elsewhere. Would seem to me that given how much remains for visitors interested in this part of the Atlantic Wall some more analysis and perhaps comparison with other parts of that extensive 20th Century undertaking.
Shall not be buying this one; Jim can have it back.
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