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30 Apr 1943

Germany
29 Jun 1944

Germany
15 Apr 1945

Germany
17 Apr 1945

Photo(s) dated 17 Apr 1945
Women and children, former inmates of Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp, huddled together in a large room after liberation, Germany, 17-18 Apr 1945German soldiers made to load victims of Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp onto a truck, Germany, 17 Apr 1945; note British troops in background with Sten submachine gun and Lee-Enfield rifles
18 Apr 1945

Photo(s) dated 18 Apr 1945
A British soldier looked on while SS Guards were forced to load bodies of Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp victims onto a truck, Germany, 17-18 Apr 1945
19 Apr 1945

Photo(s) dated 19 Apr 1945
A British Army bulldozer pushed bodies of Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp victims into a mass grave, Germany, 19 Apr 1945; note driver had to cover nose and mouth with handkerchief
21 Apr 1945

Photo(s) dated 21 Apr 1945
British soldiers supervised the distribution of food to former inmates of Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp, Germany, 21 Apr 1945
28 Apr 1945

Photo(s) dated 28 Apr 1945
German SS women made to bury victims of the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp, Germany, 28 Apr 1945
1 May 1945

Photo(s) dated 1 May 1945
Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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