“...and our dear Channel Islands are also to be freed today.” - Winston Churchill
Raising the flag at the Royal Courts, Guernsey. Courtesy of The Priaulx Library
Read The Newspapers
“In the interest of saving lives operations will cease at one minute after midnight tonight... and our dear Channel Islands are also to be freed today.” Churchill's Speech 8th May 1945 - Churchill declares all German land, sea and air forces have surrendered
The Channel Islands Liberation Courtesy of British Movietone
  • Liberation
  • After the Occupation

Annual Liberation Day 9th May

Celebrated as a national holiday throughout the Channel Islands. It attracts a huge crowd to St Peter Port to commemorate the occupation and to celebrate the values of freedom and liberty.

Visit the Island that inspired the film