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Friday, 05 September 2014 16:59

Jersey Occupation Tapestry

The Jersey Occupation tapestry is a commemorative embroideryillustrating the occupation and liberation of Jersey, one of the British Channel Islands, from the Nazi’s during the Second World War (1939-1945). The Channel Islands were the only part of Britain to be occupied during the war. The embroidery was made to celebrate the fiftieth university of the island’s liberation. It is also known as the Occupation tapestry.