Hitler’s Island Madness

Channel Islands

As soon as Hitler’s forces occupied the Channel Islands in 1940 he ordered a series of fortifications to defend the only British territory he ever conquered. The problem was he never stopped – pouring men, concrete and weapons into the islands. By 1944 his officers talked of the Fuehrer’s inselwahn – his ‘island madness’ and the Channel Islands had become the most fortified place on earth.

 

Credit to : ©2012 The Clearvue Projection Partnership ltd

Hitler’s Island Madness

Channel Islands

As soon as Hitler’s forces occupied the Channel Islands in 1940 he ordered a series of fortifications to defend the only British territory he ever conquered. The problem was he never stopped – pouring men, concrete and weapons into the islands. By 1944 his officers talked of the Fuehrer’s inselwahn – his ‘island madness’ and the Channel Islands had become the most fortified place on earth.

 

Credit to : ©2012 The Clearvue Projection Partnership ltd