• 75th Anniversary Press – James Heath

    Adrian Andrews, who lives in Bishop’s Stortford with wife Gunta and their two children, has written a book, A Pithead Polar Bear, about his grandfather’s Second Word War service, including the liberation of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.  4,320 total views

  • The U.K. Holocaust Knowledge and Awareness Survey

    Gideon Taylor, President of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference), today (November 10, 2021) announced the release of a United Kingdom Holocaust Knowledge and Awareness Survey including a comparison among England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland all of which show a surprising lack of awareness of key historical Holocaust facts, including the U.K.’s own connection to Holocaust history.  3,924 total views

  • Clement Edwards

    As a newly qualified doctor, Edwards was attached to an 11th Light Field Ambulance (LFA) unit which landed on Sword Beach soon after D-Day; he and his colleagues then joined the Guards Armoured Division as it advanced through France and Belgium to northern Germany.  3,924 total views

  • Les Hansell

    ‘The last great heave of war,’ according to Churchill, took place with the crossing of the Rhine on 24th March 1945.  3,392 total views

  • Sister Mary Bond (29th BGH)

    Posted with 29th British General Hospital (29th BGH) to Belsen in May 1945, by which time ‘I was proud to be a senior Sister with many added responsibilities’.  3,755 total views