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The Road To Liberation - 4th December 1940

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Hope you all have a great day.




Occupation Focus

80 years ago today 4th of December 1940

Today would be the 157th day of the Islands Occupation with 1,617 days remaining. "Many of the German and Austrian servant girls are being sent back to the Reich; some Italians must also return to Italy. The identity cards issued for permission to enter the Military Zone must be taken tack to the various parish halls to be stamped once again, in accordance with a German Order. " Leslie Sinel Civilian working at the Evening Post (Jersey)


Further afield

80 years ago today

4th of December 1940

German submarine U-37 (above) sank Swedish ship Daphne 15 miles southwest of Cabo Espichel, Portugal at 0457 hours; 18 were killed, 1 survived.

Around 60 bombers attacked Birmingham on 4 December. The Witton tram depot was badly damaged in this raid.


The December book recommendation is "The Americans on D-Day"

This book has 450 dramatic photographs captured in northern France during the first day and week of its liberation and is available on kindle! Click the photo to find out more. It also would make a fantastic Christmas Present.

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