• 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.  208 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.  121 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.  118 total views

  • 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).  89 total views

  • Liberation of Bergen Belsen

    Norman Midgley (AFPU)

    The Army Film and Photographic Unit was a subdivision of the British armed forces set up on 24 October 1941, to record military events in which the British and Commonwealth armies was engaged. During the war, almost 23 percent of all AFPU soldiers were killed in action; the AFPU was disbanded in 1946.  127 total views

  • 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.  82 total views

  • RCAF – 440

    “My uncle and his “brothers”. RCAF – 440. He’s holding a stray puppy they adopted. Taken after they helped liberate the Belsen Bergen concentration camp.”  175 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.  130 total views