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With the liberation of the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp, safety did not come to its 60,000 prisoners right away. Starring Iain Glen, this award-winning movie recalls the actual events that transpired at Belsen as the British fought typhus, starvation and their own humanity. Brought to you by XiveTV.

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Hadassah Bimko: For the greatest part of the Jews liberated at Bergen-Belsen, there was no ecstasy, nor joy at liberation. We had lost are families, our homes, we had no place to go, nobody to hug. Nobody was waiting for us anywhere. We had been liberated from death, and the fear of death, but not from the fear of life.
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excellent film worth watching, and the actors were cast appropriately.:
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My father was one of those British men that first entered belsen and never after the war could he find the courage to talk about it. I am so very proud of him. Along with the other soldiers who where with him. He served at the front line then was commissioned to undertake the release and care of the captives in the camp.I believe the smells of rotting corpses and the degrading conditions that the prisoners had to endure lived with my father for the rest of his life. He kept this to himself because he did not want to relive the horrors. I would like very much to thank the people involved in the making of this film, and on behalf of my father thank you.


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