New book lecture: The German occupation of Jersey: Agriculture and survival in a time of war
A former teacher and head of history at Victoria College will be having a book published on 15th September by Amberley Publishing. It’s called: “The German occupation of Jersey: Agriculture and survival in a time of war”.
Andrew Gilson grew up in Jersey and subsequently taught on the Island for 38 years.
The book is a result of seven years researching from Germany, Austria, UK, France, Guernsey and Jersey. 5000 documents from 300 files were researched. Including new files discovered by the author from the RJAS and JFU.
Lectures will be made on 23rd September at the St Helier Town Library and 30th September at the Jersey War Tunnels.