• The first in…

    On April 15, 1945, Lieutenant John Randall, then a 24-year-old SAS officer, was on a reconnaissance mission in northern Germany.  1,099 total views

  • Stanley Cruse

    Something that haunted my late Father very much near his life’s end in 2013.  851 total views

  • Liberation of Bergen Belsen

    The Numbers

    113th LAA Regiment RA (Durham Light Infantry) arrived at Belsen on the 18th April. The Panzer Barracks at Hohne, a short distance from the Belsen camp, was converted into a hospital and a transit camp. The DLI Regimental Journal for October 1946 reported the battalion recorded the following personel (live).  1,291 total views

  • Ron Westbury

    This is a photo of my dear old dad shortly before he passed at the grand age of 91.  610 total views

  • George Newson

    My Grandfather, Trooper George Newson, helped liberate Belsen as part of the Royal Armoured Corp.  435 total views

  • 75th Anniversary Press – John Gardiner

    A World War II veteran who was one of the first Allied soldiers to enter the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp at its liberation, and likely one of the last still living, died on May 4 at the age of 95.  427 total views

  • Arthur Reede

    My uncle was at Bergen Belsen with an engineer s crew, for a few weeks before any liberation because of the diseases that were in the camps, they had to stay out.  391 total views

  • David Kane (SAS)

    My father, a German Jew, was there with the British SAS . He had just turned 23 and lost most of his family, including his mother, who had been deported to Łódź and murdered in Chelmno.  208 total views