German POWs and British Royal Army Medical Corps orderlies unload ill former inmates at the cleansing station at Hohne Barracks, which acquired the nickname the “Human Laundry” following the British liberation of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Stable Blocks were converted into improvised decontamination facilities. Here, former prisoners would arrive, be shaved, washed and deloused prior to being moved into the newly established hospitals within Bergen-Belsen Barracks. Bergen-Belsen…

1942- Doctors tend a wounded British soldier on an emergency operating table at a station of the Royal Army Medical Corps in the Libyan desert.

THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, JUNE 1945. Miss S J Reekie, a British trained nurse and child welfare specialist works with the very young children in the kindergarten set up at Belsen after the liberation of the camp. All the children in the photograph were orphans.

Hmmm... this could work! I don't like how the legs are visible but it's perfect for an informal get-together or bbq.

THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, JUNE 1945. Father Vincent Fay, a British Army chaplain of 9th British General Hospital, christens a baby, Henji Dorochova, who was born in Belsen. The baby is held by his mother, Raissa from Voroshilovgrad in the Ukraine. During the British relief operation, new mothers were asked whether they wished their babies to be baptised and if so, under which religious denomination.

Nurses wash and delouse a former inmate at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp following the camp’s liberation by the British. Stable Blocks in the camp were converted into improvised decontamination facilities where former prisoners would arrive, be shaved, washed and deloused prior to being moved into the newly established hospitals within Bergen-Belsen Barracks. These washing and decontamination facilities would be dubbed the “Human Laundry”. Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, near Celle…

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THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, MAY 1945. For the first time in four years, a young Czech girl and former camp inmate is able to read a newspaper while recovering in the hospital set up in Hohne Military Barracks nearby.

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