• M.G. Morrison

    Father Michael Morrison

    Five years ago I was invited to give a series of lectures aboard The World, a luxurious ship owned by its super-rich residents which cruises (pace Matthew Arnold): “Round the world for ever and aye”. The day before I disembarked in Sicily, one of them asked me to lunch. “I’d like to give you a book,” he said.  6,079 total views

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    Joy Taverner – Queen Alexandria’s Nurse

    My husband’s grandmother (now 82) was a nurse during the War and has a book-worth of stories to tell. The following are 2 letters that she has written to me describing her nursing work during the beach landings and entering Belsen…  6,901 total views

  • Charles Enrique Dent

    Charles Dent was born in Burgos, Spain. He was the son of Franklin Dent, who studied chemistry in Leeds before acquiring his PhD in Munich and later working in Spain.  6,167 total views

  • Fred Brushett (113 LAA)

    Speaking from his armchair in the Hospice in The Weald, former serviceman Fred Brushett introduces himself and his reasons for making the film.  4,897 total views

  • Rosalind Venetia Pitt-Rivers

    Rosalind Venetia Pitt-Rivers is best remembered for the discovery of the thyroid hormone triiodothyronine, which earned her worldwide recognition.  4,155 total views

  • Liberation of Bergen Belsen

    Major Jos Mark

    From his teens until his death last week at the age of 95, Jos Mark was committed to his country and to those who gave their lives to protect it.  5,775 total views

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    Aubrey Milstein – Royal Engineers

    GERMANY: Dozens of elderly former British soldiers marched into the former Bergen-Belsen concentration camp for one last time yesterday for a tearful reunion with the prisoners they freed 60 years ago.  5,693 total views

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    Chaim Herzog

    A talented athlete, Herzog (Sept. 17, 1918–April 17, 1997) was a junior bantamweight boxing champion in his native Ireland.  6,083 total views