• Sergeant Richard Leatherbarrow (AFPU)

    AFPU film cameraman and photographer, Sergeant Richard Leatherbarrow relaxes with three former women camp inmates at Belsen. Sgt Leatherbarrow served with No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit and worked primarily as a film cameraman. On D Day, he accompanied and filmed the Canadian forces who landed on Juno Beach.  5,195 total views

  • Wynford Vaughan-Thomas

    Swansea-born journalist and presenter who came to prominence as a war correspondent for the BBC, reporting on events including the Battle of Anzio and the liberation of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.  5,481 total views

  • Ian Forsyth, MBE. Points of Light

    Ian Forsyth MBE, aged 96, from Lanarkshire, was one of the first British troops to liberate the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in 1945 and has since dedicated his life to helping others through his work as a teacher and wider Holocaust education.  6,520 total views

  • George Hanks (63 ATR)

    GEORGE Hanks was only a teenager when he and his colleagues from the Oxfordshire Yeomanry helped to liberate the notorious Belsen concentration camp, and the horrors he saw have never left him.  6,016 total views

  • Leslie Cole – War Artist

    Leslie Cole was born in Swindon on August 11, 1910, and was to become best known as an official artist of the Second World War – and one of the first Allies to witness the full horror of Nazi death camps after liberation.  7,176 total views