• The U.K. Holocaust Knowledge and Awareness Survey

    Gideon Taylor, President of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference), today (November 10, 2021) announced the release of a United Kingdom Holocaust Knowledge and Awareness Survey including a comparison among England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland all of which show a surprising lack of awareness of key historical Holocaust facts, including the U.K.’s own connection to Holocaust history.  5,635 total views

  • Les Hansell

    ‘The last great heave of war,’ according to Churchill, took place with the crossing of the Rhine on 24th March 1945.  4,693 total views

  • Clement Edwards

    As a newly qualified doctor, Edwards was attached to an 11th Light Field Ambulance (LFA) unit which landed on Sword Beach soon after D-Day; he and his colleagues then joined the Guards Armoured Division as it advanced through France and Belgium to northern Germany.  5,380 total views

  • Craig P. Gilbert (AFS)

    Craig P. Gilbert was born on August 13, 1925 in Manhattan. He graduated from Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts in 1943 and joined the American Field Service near the end of World War II.  5,250 total views

  • Martin Herford

    Colonel Martin Herford, the most decorated Doctor of WW2 failed to join RAMC in ’39 so he joined the Finnish Volunteers but was bored; he made his way to Egypt, via Russia and Turkey, to finally join RAMC and evacuate the wounded from Greece and win the MBE.  5,280 total views

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    Friends Relief Service

    Following the liberation of Bergen-Belsen, relief workers and medical staff entered the camp to provide emergency support. In this blog, Education Officer Jenny Carson looks at the reflections and memories of those who made up the Friends Relief Service.  6,544 total views

  • Josephine Bunting

    Known as Madge, she was born in December 1918 to parents Lionel and Bessie Bunting of Churchill Road Chipping Norton.  5,372 total views

  • Edgar Ainsworth

    Edgar Ainsworth was born in 1905. As the Art Editor for Picture Post magazine, Ainsworth visited Bergen-Belsen three times in the months after it was liberated and recorded in his drawings the changes he saw among the people he met there.  7,298 total views