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On the occupied British isle of Guernsey during World War II, Dr. Philip Martell is the de facto representative of the locals. As Martell struggles to keep peace with Nazi Maj. Richter, SS officer Klaus Reinicke pushes for a more brutal stance.
Summary of Season 1 (1978) - 4 discs
Featuring superb cinematography and compelling performances, this acclaimed drama series depicts the dual perspectives of English civilians and their World War II Nazi occupiers during a painful era in British history. While stern German Maj. Richter (Alfred Burke) is put in charge of the Channel Islands occupation, physician Philip Martel (Bernard Horsfall) is tapped to represent the islanders. Emily Richard plays Martel's iron-willed daughter.