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Organisation Todt and the fortress engineers in the Channel Islands

Michael Ginns

Organisation Todt and the fortress engineers in the Channel Islands

by Michael Ginns

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Published by Channel Islands Occupation Society (Jersey) in Jersey .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMichael Ginns ; editor Matthew Costard.
SeriesArchive book -- 8
ContributionsCostard, Matthew., Channel Islands Occupation Society. (Jersey).
The Physical Object
Pagination168p. :
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16751076M

The Channel Islands Occupation Society (CIOS) is a voluntary organisation that seeks to study all aspects of the German occupation of the Channel Islands and to raise awareness and educate the public about the occupation during the Second World War. There are two branches, one in Jersey and the other in Guernsey, that take turns in publishing the Channel Islands Headquarters: Jersey and Guernsey.   The Channel Islands were effectively turned into a fortress. Organisation Todt, an engineering company originally set up in to construct Germany’s highways and later used to build the West Wall Defences, was given the job of building the necessary heavy cement and steel reinforcements.

First-hand or fictional accounts of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Full text of "Handbook Of The Organisation TODT O T UK " See other formats.

Living with the Enemy, the German Occupation of the Channel Islands: The Story of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands , with eye-witness accounts from both sides Roy Mc Loughlin out of 5 stars 78Cited by: The Channel Islands were a part of the Duchy of Normandy and among the possessions William the Conqueror brought with him when he became King of England in For about two hundred years, the islands, along with Normandy and England, were united but the islands were administered from Normandy.


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Channel Islands Occupation Society, (), The Organisation Todt and the Fortress Engineers in the Channel Islands. Cruickshank, Charles G.

(), The German Occupation of the Channel Islands, The Guernsey Press, ISBN The majority of the work was given to the Organisation Todt (OT) and Fritz Todt visited the Islands personally to inspect the plans for the proposed works designed by the Fortress Engineers before they were agreed by Hitler on 20 October.

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This timeline of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands is an edited and abridged version of that contained in Paul Sanders’ book The British Channel Islands under German Occupation The whole book can be found under Resources on the Occupation Memorial website10 July: Lieutenants Philip Martel and Desmond Mulholland land in Guernsey on reconnaisance mission.

During the German occupation of the Channel Islands, there was limited islands had a very high number of German soldiers compared to the civilian population, one soldier for every civilians, which reduced options; this linked to the severe penalties imposed by the occupiers meant that only forms of non-lethal resistance were used by Organisation Todt and the fortress engineers in the Channel Islands book population.

Prior to the Atlantic Wall decision, following a number of commando raids, on 2 June Adolf Hitler asked for maps of the Channel were provided next day and by 13 June Hitler had made a decision.

Ordering additional men to the Islands and having decided the defences were inadequate, lacking tanks and coastal artillery, the Organisation Todt (OT) was instructed Controlled by: Nazi Germany. Channel Islands Occupation Society, (), “The Organisation Todt and the Fortress Engineers in the Channel Islands.

Cruickshank, Charles G. (), The German Occupation of the Channel Islands, The Guernsey Press, ISBN Ginns, Michael and Costard, M (Ed.), The Organisation Todt and the fortress engineers in the Channel Islands; Grove, Jenny Chamier, Engineering an escape; The Escape attempt, Halliwell, Michael, Operating Under Occupation; Hamel, E J, X-Isles: One man's impressions of 5 years in the citadel of freedom.

The Organisation Todt and the Fortress Engineers in the Channel Islands; Operating Under Occupation The story of the life and work of Arthur Clare Halliwell FRCS, Consultant Surgeon at the Jersey General Hospital during the German OccupationArchives Book 9, CIOS (Jersey), Jersey’s German Bunkers.

The Organisation Todt and the Fortress Engineers in the Channel Islands Photographs CHANNEL ISLANDS LIBERATED: THE END OF GERMAN OCCUPATION, CHANNEL ISLANDS, UK, Channel Islands under the Nazi Jackboot, Guernsey, (reprint) Ginns, Michael, The Organisation Todt and the Fortress Engineers in the Channel Islands, (Channel Islands Occupation Society, Archive Book No.

8), Jersey, Ginns, Michael, Jersey Occupied, The German Armed Forces in Jersey, -Channel Island Publishing,   Micheal Ginns book "The Organisation Todt and the Fortress Engineers in the Channel Islands" note that regarding Lager Helegoland "Two Guernsey men who escaped from Alderney in Aprilsix months after the rundown of the OT, described Helgoland as being "a camp for Jews" at the time (Public Records Office Document WO /A )".

Court records relating to Cornelis van Ooststroom, Jersey Archives ref. D/Z/H6/7/ Memoirs of Leslie Green, Société Jersiaise ref.

GO2/ Ginns, M. The Organisation Todt and the Fortress Engineers in the Channel Islands. Jersey: CIOS Archive Book no. Sanders, P.

The Ultimate Sacrifice. Jersey Heritage. Find link is a tool written by Edward Betts. Longer titles found: Ranks and insignia of Organisation Todt () searching for Organisation Todt 9 found ( total) alternate case: organisation Todt Freikorps Sauerland ( words) exact match in snippet view article find links to article (Freikorps) Sauerland were issued field grey or brown uniforms from the Organisation Todt or RAD (the.

Abstract. The km 2 Channel island of Jersey was fortified by the British intermittently from the 13th to 19th centuries, and by the Germans more intensively during the Second World War — to form part of Hitler’s ‘Atlantic Wall’.

British castles, forts and towers were sited to counter potential amphibious attack by the French. German forces (which at their peak totalled ab Cited by: 6.

Books shelved as channel-islands: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer, The Soldier's Wife by Margaret Leroy, The Book o. It is a little remiss of me when writing about Fortress Guernsey and all of the terrific work undertaken by this historical initiative in the late ’90s under the leadership of my good friend and former boss at the Guernsey Tourist Board, Deputy Director Major Evan Ozanne, not to have ever touched on the earlier Victorian Fortifications of the 7 islands making up the Bailiwick of.

Jersey: Channel Islands Occupation Society Archive Book No. Google Scholar Ginns, M. () [] The Organisation Todt and the fortress engineers in the Channel Islands. Jersey: Channel Islands Occupation Society Archive Book No.

: Gillian Carr. ^ The Organisation Todt and the Fortress Engineers in the Channel Islands. CIOS Archive book 8. ^ Le Page, Martin. A Boy Messenger's War: Memories of Guernsey and Herm – Arden Publications (). ISBN ^ a b Briggs, Asa. The Channel Islands: Occupation & Liberation, – Trafalgar Square Publishing.

ISBN Basement hydrogeology and fortification of the Channel Islands: legacies of British and German military engineering The Organisation Todt and the Fortress Engineers in the Channel Islands.

Overall, and considering that at times there were two German soldiers and one Organisation Todt (OT) worker for every five civilians in the very small land area in the islands, there was minimal contact and socialising between the three groups. The bulk of the civilian population kept itself apart, for very good reasons.CIOS (Jersey).

Archives Book No German Tunnels in the Channel Islands by Michael Ginns with plans by Paul Burnal.CIOS (Jersey). Archive Book No (Revised and reprinted ) The Organisation Todt and the Fortress Engineers in the Channel Islands by Michael Ginns.CIOS (Jersey).

Archives Book No  Anyone interested in the building of the bunkers and their military use should read Ernie Gavey's comprehensive book, A Guide to German Fortifications in Guernsey, and might also enjoy The Organisation Todt and the Fortress Engineers in the Channel Islands, written by Michael Ginns and published by the Channel Islands Occupation Society, which concentrates .