Liberation 75. Events and exhibitions. vj-share-icon The Channel Islands were the only part of the British Isles to fall into enemy hands, when they were occupied by Nazi Germany between 1940 and 1945. 2020 is the 75th anniversary of Jersey’s Liberation following Occupation during WW2. This year, while the world is on pause, the celebrations are going virtual. Jersey is marking the milestone by hosting a series of online events that celebrate Jersey’s Liberation story. Virtual events Discover a range of virtual events taking place to mark the 75th anniversary of the Liberation. Explore more Liberation Day Programme The five-year occupation came to an end on 9 May 1945 - Liberation Day, an event still celebrated in Jersey with an annual Bank Holiday. Join the virtual Liberation Day celebrations. Discover more Share Liberation Day.