• 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

  • Major Harold Daintree Johnson, 224 Parachute Field Ambulance

    On 15 April 1945 224 Parachute Field Ambulance was the first medical team that went into Bergen-Belsen. Below is the army description of the situation found, in efficient military language, taken from the archives of 224th Parachute Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps.  5,602 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

  • 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

  • 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

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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.  3,703 total views

  • Arthur Edwin Ashford (11th Armoured Division)

    My name is Andrea. I was wondering if anyone would be able to advise me on where I can start. I have a few photographs of his, the biggest clue I have is a group photograph with him in the middle and on the back it states 11th Armoured “The Black Bull” R.A.S.C. A couple of his photos also have the number “83” on.  1,829 total views