• Liberation of Bergen Belsen

    Medical Students: At the Camp

    The first students arrived at Belsen at the end of April 1945, with the remaining students reaching the camp at the beginning of May 1945. Following a briefing by Meiklejohn on 2 May 1945, they began work at Camp 1 the following day.  41 total views

  • William Robert Fitzgerald Collis – Red Cross

    William Robert Fitzgerald Collis (1900–1975) was an Irish doctor and writer. As an author he was known as Robert Collis. As a doctor, he was commonly known as Dr Bob Collis. Maurice Collis was his elder brother.  158 total views

  • Dickie Atkinson (113 LAA)

    A VETERAN soldier, believed to the last member of Durham Light Infantry to have taken part in the D-Day landings, has died two days before celebrating his 75th wedding anniversary with his wartime sweetheart.  44 total views

  • Liberation of Bergen Belsen

    Edmond Boyd – Medical Student

    At 23, Edmond Boyd was a privileged, upper-class Cambridge medical student who wanted to be a journalist, but was encouraged into medicine by his father.  43 total views

  • Major-General James Alexander Deans Johnston

    Major-General James Alexander Deans Johnston, OBE, MC (28 February 1911 – 17 May 1988) was a senior British Army officer in the Royal Army Medical Corps and the Senior Medical Officer at the liberated Bergen-Belsen concentration camp towards the end of the Second World War. Known as Johnnie Johnston.  56 total views

  • Helen Bamber

    Helen Bamber OBE

    Helen Bamber OBE was a psychotherapist and Human Rights activist. She was born in London in 1925 and joined the Jewish Relief Unit in 1944.  47 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.  50 total views