• Maj Gen James Johnston

    A plaque has been unveiled in memory of an Army medical officer who treated prisoners at a German concentration camp in 1945 following its liberation.  8 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.  25 total views

  • M.G. Morrison

    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.  18 total views

  • Joe Stone, Doctor

    My grandpa Joe Stone, who was a Jewish doctor in the British Army division that liberated Belsen, becoming heavily involved in the rehabilitation of the survivors there.  125 total views