In 1970, I visited Belsen Concentration camp with some young soldiers. At that time, it was said that birds avoided the area. It was surprisingly quiet. Twenty years later, I visited the area again and stayed for a couple of days in the Army camp where the survivors were treated. I also viewed footage of the liberation and clear-up. Totally awful! Here is footage of the liberation of Belsen:
Wednesday, 23 January 2013
In 1945, my Mother was at the Cinema and the house lights went up. The manager announced that a film was to be shown in cinemas across Britain. Children in the audience were taken out to the foyer by staff while the film was shown. According to my Mother, the audience was sobbing loudly. I am not surprised. This is the film she saw.
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An illustrated look at the World of Graveyards and Cemeteries. There are many Stories behind the Stones that Stand in them. Who knows what we might find?