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Festung Alderney

Trevor Davenport

Festung Alderney

the German defences of Alderney

by Trevor Davenport

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Published by Barnes Publishing Ltd in [Jersey] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliography p196.

StatementTrevor Davenport.
ContributionsThe Alderney Society., The Channel Islands Occupation Society (Guernsey)
The Physical Object
Pagination196p. :
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15497733M
ISBN 100954571401
OCLC/WorldCa61128891

ALDERNEY - A BOOK OF POEMS. The Alderney Society Guernsey inc p&p £ UK inc p&p £ This book came about as a result of a competition for poems about Alderney. The prize winning poems are scattered through the book and authors include Kenneth Bailey, Honor Butlin, Lois Clark and Kevin Crossley-Holland who have had poems published. THE.   I do know that Trevor Davenport (author of the excellent book "Festung Alderney") is very keen to find out anything he can about Dezimeter Gerat bunker, or indeed anything that is similar along the rest of the Atlantic Wall that could help him. So please guys, fill in .

Chapter 9: Festung Alderney: Concentration Camps on British soil, Alderney and the slave workers. Pantcheff and war crimes. Chapter It was over: Liberation: Huffmeier’s last throw. Revolt in the German ranks and the arrival of the Bulldog. Festung Alderney. Barnes publishing. ISBN 0 0 1. ↑ The Organisation Todt and the Fortress Engineers in the Channel Islands. CIOS Archive book 8. ↑ " Juli". ↑ "Lock yourself away". The Telegraph. 27 October ↑ "Alderney accommodation". Alderney tourism.

  Wehrmachtbefehlshaber Kanalinseln was formed on 1 October by renaming the short-time command of Kommandant der britischen Kanalinseln und Kommandant Festung Jersey. The initial military higher headquarter to command the British Channel Islands Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney and Sark since was named Befehlshaber der britischen February when . A J Taxis - Guernsey, Guernsey, Channel Islands. likes. 6 Seater Taxi services, Private Hire, Airport and Harbour transfers. Account customers welcome.


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FESTUNG ALDERNEY: By Trevor Davenport: Guernsey inc p&p £ UK & Jersey inc p&p Festung Alderney book This work is, in part, a follow up to 'The Fortifications of Alderney' by Colin Partridge & Trevor Davenport published It is not meant as a definitive work on the German Occupation of Alderney but is rather an attempt to illustrate the layout of.

The book is written in English entirely and profusely illustrated with 10 maps, more than 50 plans and photographs of which 90 are in colour. Original title Festung Alderney.

Victorian era fortifications. Concerns by the Commander-in-Chief of the Forces, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, over France and the expansion of their harbour at Cherbourg resulted in a commission in to look at the problem. A recommendation to build harbours at St Catherine's in Jersey and in Alderney was approved into be called "Harbours of Refuge" to avoid upsetting.

Festung Alderney Revisited Perhaps not surprisingly when it comes to the story of the Channel Islands’ German Occupation, it is usually the two main islands of Guernsey & Jersey that continue to garner most of the interest in the incredible war-time history of these Crown Dependent islands.

The chapters from the original book have been reproduced in a set of ten paperbacks. Festung Guernsey (fortress Guernsey). Whether the Islands were Festung Alderney book was never tested, except for Battery Bluecher in Alderney.

Alderney was considered too well-protected against aircraft attack so HMS Rodney was tasked with shelling it. Alderney got fortified with a large amount of both St and Vf bunkers. Just like on the other Channel Islands pre designs were used. The coastal lines were defended by cm K (f) guns and cm Festung Pak 36 (t) in casemates.

A large amount of. Trevor Davenport, author of Festung Alderney, a book on German defences on the island, described the claim as "utter nonsense." He said:. Festung Guernsey is the author of German Tunnels in Guernsey, Alderney & Sark ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews) and Festung Guernsey ( avg rating 4/5(1).

German strongholds during World War II (German: Festung "fortresses") were the selected towns and cities so designated by Adolf Hitler to resist the Allied offensives where the defenders were ordered to defend them at all costs. The doctrine of these strongholds evolved towards the end of World War II, when the German leadership had not yet accepted defeat, but had begun to realize that.

Festung Alderney; The German Defences of Alderney Trevor Davenport Barnes Publishing Limited Alderney, third largest of the Channel Islands and lying seven miles from the coast of Normandy, possesses one of the finest concentration of 19 th and 20 th.

Buy Festung Alderney: The German Defences of of Alderney 1st Edition by Davenport, Trevor (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Trevor Davenport.

Festung Alderney - The German Defences of Alderney, by Trevor Davenport Book published privately by the author (in conjunction with the Alderney Society and the Guernsey Branch of the Channel Islands Occupation Society) inpages. Please find below the current list of books by title letter 'F' available at the Alderney Library.

Please note: this list is a guide only and is not comprehensive as books may be added and removed on a daily basis. GERMAN TUNNELS of Guernsey, Alderney & Sark. (Festung Guernsey Archive Book No1).

Complete details of all Bailiwick tunnels, with extensive photographs, plans and drawings. pages. Extensive maps, plans and photos. Now available. £ + postage. For more details or to order a copy please visit the Festung Guernsey website.

Kernwerk sign. Festung Alderney Festung Alderney Revisited The Nazi Occupation of Jersey ‘Channel Islands Occupied’ TV Documentary Obersturmbannführer der ehemalingen Waffen-SS Hubert Meyer Nazi-era Marching Song Lyrics Third Reich-era CDs versus the Computer.

Wehrmacht / Waffen-SS Marching Song in ‘The Odessa File. As its title suggests, this second edition focuses on Jersey alone, and the tunnels in Guernsey, Alderney and Sark will now be covered in a separate publication produced by Festung Guernsey.

Much of the original text remains, but, where appropriate, it has been revised and updated, and the opportunity has been taken to include new material. Alderney inmates were predominantly Russian, and comprised of prisoners of war, forced labourers, "volunteers" from Germany and occupied countries, Jews, and political prisoners.

Chapter 9: Festung Alderney. Alderney and the slave workers. Chapter Liberation, Crime and Punishment. Index. About the book. This book was born of a series of documentary films about the German Occupation of the Channel Islands entitled The Channel Islands at War.

It is also the fulfilment of an ambition to tell in much more detail. The apparent need to develop the weapon in Alderney, given the proximity of the sites nearby in France, has puzzled Festung author, Trevor Davenport.

Alderney At War On 23 Juneone week before the German invaders arrived and with just a few hours notice, the island of Alderney was evacuated of all but a handful of its 1, inhabitants. During its occupation Alderney became an island fortress and slave labour : Matthew Smaldon.

Nearly all of Alderney's population was evacuated to England; Four labour camps were established - named after the German islands Borkum, Helgoland, Norderney and.

Alderney Society president Dr Trevor Davenport is the author of Festung Alderney, a book which focuses on the island's German defences. Commenting on an article in Saturday's Daily Mail – the first of two about Alderney during the Occupation – Dr Davenport said: 'If this first article is anything to go by, containing so much that has been speculated on before with no evidence apart from.

Festung Guernsey is a series of 10 books, The Alderney 'Domesday Book' Commerical Alderney ; Interlude.

Before the Enemy Comes ; Alderney Occupied. The Recollections of WWII blog has been created to bring attention to the hundreds of books, especially (but not limited to) personal memoirs about WWII that have been printed in the last.