Extraordinary Editions

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There are three known copies of the festung, none complete. In order to produce this first definitive edition material was sourced from the leather bound copy in Guernsey's Royal Court, from Guernsey's Museum Services archive and from the Priaulx Library. The chapter on Operational Weaponry was kindly supplied by Richard Heaume of the German Occupation Museum.

Every page was photographed, digitised and corrected before the translation, by Ms. Jutta Schettler, was undertaken. Her work, along with relentless checking and cross checking by members of the Channel Islands Occupation Society, took over a year.

The Festung Guernsey was published by The Clear Vue Publishing Partnership as a two volume set hand bound in leather.

The exemplary copy was fully leather bound, blind embossed and presented in a solander box lined with marble paper. The standard edition was quarter leather bound and presented in a slipcase.

The edition is sold out, however the Festung guernsey is available as a 10 volume paperback partwork.