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Yad Vashem This Month in Holocaust History
September
September 25, 1945, A parade marking the first Congress for Survivors in the British zone, in Bergen-Belsen, Germany

September 25, 1945

A parade marking the first Congress for Survivors in the British zone, in Bergen-Belsen, Germany

After liberation, the concentration camp of Bergen-Belsen became the site of a displaced persons' camp. The British army medical corps helped in the physical rehabilitation of the former prisoners. The displaced persons' camp was in existence up to 1951, with the inmates, under the leadership of Josef Rosensaft, managing to organize a lively social, cultural, and political life in the camp. More about Bergen-Belsen and Displaced Persons...

Yad Vashem Photo Archives FA 185/165