Island at War: Season 1, Episode 1

Eve of the War (11 Jul. 2004)

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1940: Fishing off the Normandy coast,Wilf Jonas,policeman on the Channel Island of St. Gregory,sees two English soldiers shot by Germans and realises that the German occupation of the ... See full summary »

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British soldier
Rupert Young ...
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Julia Ford ...
Kathleen Jonas
Sean Ward ...
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Felicity Dorr
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Geoffrey Beevers ...
Sen. Duquemin
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Major (as James Nickerson)
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Jacob Isaaks (as David De Keyser)
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Urban Mahy
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John Tallents ...
Sen. Fleury
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1940: Fishing off the Normandy coast,Wilf Jonas,policeman on the Channel Island of St. Gregory,sees two English soldiers shot by Germans and realises that the German occupation of the islands is imminent. An evacuation to Britain is arranged. Jewish photography shop owner Mr. Izaaks is amongst those leaving but Zelda Landau,a young Jewess,is denied passage as she lacks a British passport. Urban Mahy,a grocer,agrees to take over Mr. Izaak's shop and is at the harbour to arrange the evacuation of his wife Chrissy and daughters,Angelique and singer June. However German planes,mistaking civilian trucks for troop lorries,strafe the quay and Urban is killed. Felicity Dorr,wife of deputy bailiff and senator James Dorr,is slightly injured. Then the Germans,led by Baron Von Rheingarten,arrive. Written by don @ minifie-1

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