This weekend the Channel Islands will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Islands’ liberation at the end of the war in Europe. With a full weekend of events and activities across both Guernsey and Jersey, visitors will be able join in the celebrations and find out more about the wartime experiences of the Islands which were the only places in the British Isles to be occupied by Nazi Germany during World War II.

Earlier this year, Condor Ferries introduced its new ferry, Condor Liberation, into service which was named by Channel Islanders in honour of the 70th anniversary of their Liberation.

Alicia Andrews, executive director for the line, commented: “Condor Ferries was founded in the Channel Islands more than 50 years ago; we are proud to have kept our Islands connected and supplied for so many years and to have deep roots with both the Guernsey and Jersey. The legacy of the occupation is still very evident throughout the Islands today with numerous historic installations in both Islands that you can visit.

“We’re proud that we have been able to mark this important anniversary in a small way with the name of our new ship and we hope to welcome many passengers onboard this summer who want to find out more about these Islands.”

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