Probably one of the best known people for carrying out individual acts of defiance against the Germans during the occupation of the Channel Islands is Winifred Green. If you consult almost any book about the occupation Winifred gets a mention.

She became quite well known in the UK Newspapers in May 1945 when her story was widely reported. Some extracts below from a couple of newspapers.

Manchester Evening News 15 May 1945

The Scotsman 16 May 1945

Below is a photo of the display at the German Occupation Museum in Guernsey.

Display at German Occupation Museum

You can read more about Winifred at the Frank Falla archive here

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Author: Nick Le Huray 🇬🇬

Guernsey based amateur historian. Interested in the Occupation of the Channel Islands and wider Second World War history.

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