• 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.”  5,547 total views

  • Jack Marcovitch

    Jack Marcovitch (1923-1994) was born in Montreal, Canada. He was the oldest child of Louis and Leah (Barmash) Marcovitch who were immigrants to Canada from Bucharest, Romania. In 1946, Jack married Sarah Berbrier and had three children, Donald, Gloria and Linda.  7,488 total views

  • King Whyte. CBS News Reporter

    My father enlisted in the Canadian Army during World War Two believing it was his duty. His father served in the RAF during WWI and his grandfather served in the British military.  6,325 total views

  • Canadians at Belsen – RCAF 437 Squadron

    “Every picture has a story to tell” may be a cliché but it’s an apt description of the story that’s been revealed since I posted one of my father’s favourite Second World War photos on Facebook last fall. The photo, dated April 1945, shows seven young men — my father, Arnold Black, is standing far right — in their Royal Canadian Air Force uniforms posing proudly in front of their airplane.  6,967 total views

  • Canadians at Belsen

    We’d love to hear from anyone with details of any service personnel from Canada serving in UK units or within any Canadian units.  5,878 total views

  • Liberation of Bergen Belsen

    Keith MacLellan (1SAS)

    Keith William MacLellan (1920-1998) (first left on photo) was a modest, quiet man who didn’t like to draw attention to himself.  6,765 total views

  • Hugh J Campbell (Lt.)

    I have a photo of my father there. His platoon was the unit that found the place. He was a combat veteran but he once said to me of all the torments his mind kept reminding him of this was the most vivid. He never got over it.  5,196 total views