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Liberation Commemoration in Jersey and Guernsey (with images)

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The Channel Islands were occupied by German forces from June 1940 until their liberation by British forces in May 1945. To this day the islands of Jersey and Guernsey still publicly commemorate their liberation on ‘Liberation Day’, which takes place on the 9 May each year. Here are some photographs that I took of Liberation monuments, memorials and commemoration events on the islands of Jersey and Guernsey:

Monument Commemorating the Liberation of Jersey by British Forces in 1945

Monument Commemorating the Liberation of Jersey (St Helier, Jersey)

Taken during the Jersey Liberation Day celebrations

Taken during the Jersey Liberation Day celebrations (St Helier, Jersey)

Monument to Commemorate the Liberation of Guernsey from German forces in 1945

Monument to Commemorate the Liberation of Guernsey (St Peter Port, Guernsey)

Stone to Commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the Liberation of Guernsey in 1945

Stone to Commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the Liberation of Guernsey (St Peter Port, Guernsey)

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