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James Gosling

An extract from a 1986 interview with Norfolk born James Gosling, describing his memories of the Second World War. During his interviews, Mr Gosling shared his first-hand experiences of assisting with the liberation of Bergen-Belsen, a concentration camp in northern Germany.

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In this extract, Mr Gosling describes his experience of assisting with the liberation of Bergen Belsen, not being allowed to enter the camp due to the widespread of disease, and his shock at the scenes he encountered.

This interview is archived at Norfolk Record Office, from the collection MC3309, The Records of Patricia Daniels(NRO MC3309 – 2-39 I1 S1). This collection has been digitally preserved through the Unlocking Our Sound Heritage audio preservation project.

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