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After daybreak : the liberation of Bergen-Belsen, 1945

Author: Ben Shephard
Publisher: New York : Schocken, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A documentary filmmaker draws on Allied records, diary excerpts, and the testimony of survivors to describe the 1945 liberation of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp by the British, exploring the humanitarian and medical issues surrounding the camp's liberation.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shephard, Ben, 1948-
After daybreak.
New York : Schocken, ©2005
(OCoLC)647628463
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Shephard
ISBN: 0805242325 9780805242324
OCLC Number: 58788893
Notes: The Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Description: x, 274 pages, [16] pages of plates ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Prologue: Approaching end --
What was known --
"You are free" 12-16 April 1945 --
The plan --
Frustrations: 18-23 April 1945 --
The chaplain's tale --
Reinforcements: Camp 1, 24 April --
2 May 1945 --
The Hospital: Camp 2, 21 April --
2 May 1945 --
"Would we mind?" --
Transformations: Camp 2, 2-21 May 1945 --
Burning the huts --
The "Holiday camp" --
"Our northern hosts" --
Divisions --
The Belsen trial --
Afterlives --
Judgements --
Appendix one: Death rate at Belsen --
Appendix two: External evacuation from Belsen --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Ben Shephard.
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A documentary filmmaker draws on Allied records, diary excerpts, and the testimony of survivors to describe the 1945 liberation of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp by the British, exploring the humanitarian and medical issues surrounding the camp's liberation.

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