Belsen

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Belsen

a village in NE Germany: with Bergen, the site of a Nazi concentration camp (1943--45)
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In his 95th year when he wrote this book, he has to be one of the very few survivors of the liberators of the infamous Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp.
The burning of Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp, liberated by British forces in |1945.
In December 2012, the Turkish Embassy in Berlin opened a memorial monument to mark the Turkish citizens killed in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.
The gallery is an appropriate setting for the piece as late spring 2015 will mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the notorious Bergen-Belsen concentration camp by troops, including a number from the Durham Light Infantry.
I focused on her, telling deeply personal stories about my grandfather who died in the Holocaust, my father hiding in a snowy forest to escape the Nazis as a child and my uncles in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in northern Germany.
Actress Lisa Faulkner also visits Germany to try to solve the puzzle of how her RAF-serving grandfather Lelly came to own photographs of some of the victims of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.
The 93-year-old grandfather of two was one of the first soldiers into the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp and served in the UK and Europe throughout World War II.
The doll, called Gretchin, was picked up by a British nurse who helped liberate Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, in 1945.
When Sue was growing up her aunt, who was one of the first nurses to enter the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, told her how she found the doll in the rubble there.
Anne and her older sister, Margot, were sent to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany.
Seven months after her arrest, Anne Frank died of typhus at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany in March 1945, only a month before the camp was liberated by British forces on April 15, 1945.
Frank later died in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp at the age of 15, and the diary was published posthumously.