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Occupation Heroes - Daytime Tour

  • Occupation Heroes - Daytime Tour
Gain fascinating and often poignant insight into the dramatic occupation of Jersey on a private tour. Accompanied by expert WWII guides we will visit sites and talk you through some of the lesser known stories from heroes of the Occupation.

We will cover the following stories during the day
  • Bernard Scheidhauer of 131 Squadron (Free French Air Forces), who crash-lands on Jersey
  • Captain Philip Ayton and Operation Hardtack 28 the only Allied incursion of Jersey.
  • Louisa Gould & her family who help hide Russian slave worker Bill.
  • Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 34 and the loss of PT509
  • We will follow the footsteps of Captain Ed Clark and Lieutenant George Haas who escape the German POW camp in St Helier.
  • The Granville Raid and the Allied captured by the Germans and brought back to the Island as POW's

  • 5 hour tour of key Occupation sites
  • We share our research with you using digital media
  • Our tours are fully interactive so you can ask the guides as many questions as you like
  • We start at 9am and aim to finish at 2pm, in time for you to grab a late lunch
  • Available on weekends and other days on special request

Why Choose This Tour?
  • Our guides work for Jersey War Tours and are professional researchers maintaining our website
  • We aim to give you an experience that you won't forget!
  • JWT pack the day tour with multiple sites that are not easy to find or visit
  • Small group numbers providing a truly custom experience (larger group sizes available on request)
  • There is no better way to learn about the Occupation of Jersey during the second world war than on this private tour.

We want you to have a fantastic experience so please bear these in mind when preparing for your tour:

The weather can be unpredictable in Jersey so dress in layers There is a moderate amount of walking involved so please wear comfortable shoes.
The tour will be run no matter the weather so please make sure you are dressed appropriately

All daytime tours start at the royal square in town (below), and we recommend you being there for 08:45. Please contact us if we can assist you finding the start location.

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