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Why no Germans on air memorial?

LANDING at Guernsey Airport, I was disappointed by the memorial for aircrew lost in the Bailiwick during the Second World War which memorialises the Allied losses only. The vast majority of the Nazi armed forces were not evil, rather simply trying to serve their country – however misguided the premise may have been. After countless scientific studies have shown the susceptibility of humans to propaganda, I think it is a travesty that we do not acknowledge the losses of fathers, husbands and brothers on both sides.

Get ready for the long and winding road

YOU know it is going to be bad when the apologies come in a month before the roadworks are even due to start. It is a safe bet that motorists trying to get from Town to the airport or past it will struggle to maintain their cool as they negotiate an alternative route through six parishes.