• Brigadier Glyn-Hughes

    Glyn-Hughes qualified as a doctor in 1915 following attendance at University College London. He joined the British Army serving as Regimental Medical Officer for the Wiltshire Regiment (1915-18) & The Grenadier Guards (1918-19).  51 total views

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    Keith MacLellan (1SAS)

    Keith William MacLellan (1920-1998) was a modest, quiet man who didn’t like to draw attention to himself.  46 total views

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    Aubrey Milstein – Royal Engineers

    GERMANY: Dozens of elderly former British soldiers marched into the former Bergen-Belsen concentration camp for one last time yesterday for a tearful reunion with the prisoners they freed 60 years ago.  12 total views

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    John Young – RAF

    Bergen-Belsen April 1945 – RAF Officer John Young’s memories. 2827 RAF 24th Training Sqd.  30 total views

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    Jane Levy – Initial Quaker Group

    The heroic efforts of nurses and other female aid workers in the immediate aftermath of the liberation of Bergen Belsen, including the aunt of broadcaster Esther Rantzen, have been highlighted in a new piece of research.  45 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…

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    Chaim Herzog

    A talented athlete, Herzog (Sept. 17, 1918–April 17, 1997) was a junior bantamweight boxing champion in his native Ireland.  39 total views

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    Father Michael Morrison

    Five years ago I was invited to give a series of lectures aboard The World, a luxurious ship owned by its super-rich residents which cruises (pace Matthew Arnold): “Round the world for ever and aye”. The day before I disembarked in Sicily, one of them asked me to lunch. “I’d like to give you a book,” he said.  85 total views