• Lt. Alan Wilson (AFPU)

    Lt Alan Wilson of Glasgow, is dusted with DDT (to protect him from typhus) before entering the camp. 20th April 1945. This photo was taken by Sgt Harry Oakes (AFPU).  5,647 total views

  • George Rodger – Photographer

    George Rodger (19 March 1908 – 24 July 1995) was a British photojournalist noted for his work for photographing the mass deaths at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp at the end of the Second World War.  7,451 total views

  • Dennis Lewis

    He was born in July 1913 in Chipping Norton and before the war worked as a solicitor’s clerk, living at 62, New Street.  6,058 total views

  • Sgt. Mike Lewis (AFPU)

    Son of Jewish Polish refugees who had migrated to Britain before WWI, Cameraman Sergeant Mike Lewis was part of the British Army Film and Photographic Unit (AFPU) who filmed the liberation of Bergen-Belsen. He and his wife followed his daughters to Australia in his later years.  6,858 total views

  • 14 Amplifier Unit

    On 15 April at the request of GSO, 11 Armoured Division, 14 Amplifier Unit joined 23 Hussars and accompanied them into the “neutral zone” of Belsen Concentration Camp.  5,057 total views

  • Harry Oakes (AFPU)

    Sgt Harry Oakes, cine cameraman and photographer with No 5 Army Film and Photographic Unit, poses with his cine camera for a final picture before leaving the North West European theatre in June 1945.  8,178 total views

  • Bill Diack –

    Bill Diack, who received the Legion d’honneur in 2017, was among the Scots who strove to ease the suffering of the Belsen victims.  7,119 total views

  • Sergeant Ian James Grant (APFU)

    Ian James Grant was born in Edinburgh in 1917 and was called up for military service in 1940, initially spending two and a half years with the Royal Scots as a Lance-Corporal.  6,282 total views

  • Bergen Belsen Memorial

    Despite the annual britishness tweets of the liberation of Belsen, there is no memorial at the site for all the nationalities who went to help.  3,018 total views