Force 135 at Elizabeth Castle


Characters with Living History text Force 135 Soliders from 1945

    It’s May 1945, and the friendly Force 135 have arrived at Elizabeth Castle, tasked with clearing the German mines, munitions, bunkers and booby traps and return the Island to civilian rule.


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    Elizabeth Castle


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    29-07-2022 10:00 31-07-2022 16:00 Europe/UK Force 135 at Elizabeth Castle <p>It’s May 1945, and the friendly Force 135 have arrived at Elizabeth Castle, tasked with clearing the German mines, munitions, bunkers and booby traps and return the Island to civilian rule.</p> Elizabeth Castle false

    26-08-2022 10:00 28-08-2022 16:00 Europe/UK Force 135 at Elizabeth Castle <p>It’s May 1945, and the friendly Force 135 have arrived at Elizabeth Castle, tasked with clearing the German mines, munitions, bunkers and booby traps and return the Island to civilian rule.</p> Elizabeth Castle false


    Friday, Saturday and Sunday

    30-31 July

    27-28 August

    10am to 4pm

    Come and learn about ‘the Other Military Occupation’ – did you know that at Liberation in May 1945 the Island was kept under military rule for a further 90 days? This was of course a welcome Occupation by the friendly forces of Force 135, who were tasked with clearing the German mines, munitions, bunkers and booby traps and return the Island to civilian rule as soon as possible. Come and see a part of this incredible story recreated by the living historians of Force 135 Living History Group at Elizabeth Castle.