After the Liberation

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Evacuees' applications to return

There are many versions, both photographs and paintings, of this iconic image of German prisoners-of-war being made to queue on the beach near Elizabeth Castle to be taken away by landing craft, but this one, taken on 19 May 1945, is the only known photograph by an amateur photographer (name unknown) who had kept some film throughout the Occupation to be used on Liberation Day, and the days which followed
A grand Liberation fete in 1951
Visit of Field Marshal Montgomery in 1947
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