• Liberation of Bergen Belsen

    Anthony Stedman Till – RAMC

    Anthony Stedman Till, known as ‘Tim’, was a consultant surgeon in Oxford. He was born in London, on 5 September 1909, the eldest son of Thomas Marson Till OBE, an accountant, and Gladys Stedman, the daughter of a metal broker in the City.  6,386 total views

  • Maj Benjamin George Barnett (63rd ATR)

    Major Ben Barnett, one of the first British officers to arrive at Belsen, wrote: “There are no words in the English language that can give a true impression of the ghastly horrors of this camp.”  5,542 total views

  • Vernon James Evans

    Liberation of the camp. Pass issued on 29 July 1945 (filed aside) and photo taken with freed inmates. Vernon in the middle of photo  5,298 total views

  • Marjorie Ashbery

    THE Post has been researching the life of a local woman, who was involved in a remarkable event in world history — the relief of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in 1945.  2,096 total views

  • Ronald “Carl” Giles – Cartoonist. OBE

    Cartoonist,Ronald Giles,famous as simply “Giles” is remembered for his work published in the British daily newspaper, the Daily Express.In April 2000, he was voted ‘Britain’s Favourite Cartoonist of the 20th Century’.  3,356 total views

  • Mike Flanagan

    Mike Flanagan, a warm-hearted Irishman who after liberating the concentration camp Bergen Belsen, fought in the British Army in the land of Israel/Palestine and deserted in order to join Jewish fighters in the war of Independence (1948).  2,375 total views

  • Hugh Stewart No.5 AFPU

    Major Hugh Stewart led the No 5 Army Film and Photographic Unit who entered Bergen-Belsen concentration camp on 19 April 1945, just days after its liberation.  2,815 total views

  • George Walker (113 LAA)

    The following letter was sent from Germany to a Sheffield address in May 1945. The letter was sent from a soldier who was based in the Nazi  Concentration Camp at Bergen-Belsen.  At the end of the letter the writer states “When you have read this letter you can show it to anyone who is interested enough to read it.” Well I was interested and I hope you are! BELSEN MAY 1945 Alan G Walker 11532306 370/113 LAA Regd RA 13 L.A. 20th May 1945 To all at 53 Just a few more lines hoping to find you all still enjoying the best of health as it finds me the same…