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Cine Film at Belsen

The liberation of Bergen Belsen was one of the most photographed, documented and filmed events of the war.Liberation of Bergen Belsen

Stills from Cine Film dated 17th April and the SS Guards are taken out of the temporary cells and put to work in front of the cameras. The soldier to the right of show appears. He is a member of the 113th DLI LAA.

Liberation of Bergen Belsen

We know he is a member of the unit because here he is shown at an earlier date in one of the units jeeps. In both images he looks quite tall – but do you recognise him? If you do please let us know.

113th Durham Light Infantry at Belsen

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This archive has been established after my own relative, Reg Price, took part in the liberation and subsequent humanitarian effort of Bergen Belsen in April 1945. Reg produced this famous sign at Belsen. As part of the 113th DLI, Reg and his comrades were at Belsen for 5 weeks and left when the last hut was empty and ceremonially burnt down. This archive compiles all available resources to build a lasting tribute to all the men and women who helped - any unit, any nationality. If you have a relative, or any info, on the relief effort at Belsen, we’d love you to please get in touch. Email us: you Nick Price CreativesFacebookTwitter