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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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THE Queen has paid her respects to the tens of thousands of people who died at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.
When I was 17, I visited Germany with my family for the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.
FORTY years ago I visited Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp.
But nothing prepared him for the horrors that greeted him as one of the first soldiers to step inside Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in northern Germany near the end of the Second World War.
At the same time, a British lieutenant visiting the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp wrote, "I shall remember this visit, chiefly because it brought home so much more clearly what we have been--and still are--fighting against, and it made me sure that the lives of many friends lost have been worthwhile.
I have also visited Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Niedersachsen; a Palestinian refugee camp in Beirut and the Western ("Wailing") Wall in Jerusalem.
Among the many sites the rally will take in, Hugh said one of the most poignant will be a visit to Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Northern Germany, where a special memorial service will be held.
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.
She died in 1945 aged 15 at 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.
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.