German Underground Hospital (Jersey) Reviews
Description:Meadowbank / Les Charrieres Malorey / St Lawrence / JE3 1FU / Tel: 01534 863442 / An underground hospital complex built ... more
Newest Review: ... is terms of termperature so it would remain the same all year round. ~~ My Opinion ~~ The underground hospital has now been turned into a museum and reopened to the public and anything that could be naturally restored has been. It is a stark reminder to the people of Jersey of a time most want to forget. The people of Jersey remember the men by a simple plaque: "Under these ... more
Customer German Underground Hospital (Jersey) Reviews (2)
by - written on 10/02/09 (Very useful, 287 readings)
My parents fell in love with Jersey the first time we visited and we've been frequent visitors ever since. It might only be a small island but there is plenty to do and see. The German Underground Hospital is only one of those things and it really is worth a visit. ~~ Background ~~ In 1941, there were orders for Jersey to be turned into an underground fortress - somewhere where they would be safe from any kind of attack. Captured labourers were forced to work 12 hours a day on minimum resources to make this happen. It wasn't just the people of Jersey who were forced to labour, but others were brought it from European countries without a choice. It ... Read the complete review
by - written on 10/07/08 (Very useful, 146 readings)
I have visited Jersey three times now and on the last occasion as I was a lot older than my previous visits I decided that I wanted to visit the German Underground Hospital. I have always been interested in history and had studied World War 1 and World War 2 at school so I found this of particular interest, however somewhat saddened me that I was actually going to visit a place that was occupied by the Germans, and was something that I had never done before. The Underground Hospital is based is St Lawrence in Jersey and has now been restored into a similar state as it was back in the 1940's and re-opened as a museum. It is one of the most visited ... Read the complete review
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