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The 'Robin Hood' policemen who stole from the Nazis

Nov 29, 2020 - BBC

By Patrick Clahane BBC News   World War Two Share close Share page Copy link About sharing During the German occupation of their island, a group of Guernsey policemen were deported to brutal labour camps in Nazi-occupied Europe after appearing before a British court. Their crime? Stealing food from the Germans to stop civilians from going hungry.

Not all of them survived. Some of those who did return home at the end of World War Two were suffering with debilitating diseases and had life-...