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Re: Research on Concentration Camp Liberators

In March-May 1945 British armies in northwest Europe liberated a number of concentration camps (Bergen-Belsen and Neuengamme, for example) and a larger number of work camps (Arbeitslager) and work education camps (Arbeitserziehungslager).

The liberation of Bergen-Belsen received most attention due to vast number of dead victims who had not been buried. There is a BBC news report from the liberation (see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2hLYavpMSFs) of Belsen.

CfA: The European Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilisation, 4-13 July 2016

The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University, USA, and the Holocaust Research Centre at Royal Holloway, University of London, with the support of the Pears Foundation, are pleased to invite applications for Fellowships to participate in the third European Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilisation. The Institute will take place from Monday 4 - Wednesday 13 July 2016 at the Royal Holloway campus, Egham, Surrey, in England.