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Bergen-Belsen former prisoners eating inside a building

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn45493
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : paper : photography : black, white ; Ht: 8 in. x W: 10 1/4 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : paper : photography : black, white ; Ht: 8 in. x W: 10 1/4 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1945-1946
Physical Condition
Good
Language
French
Notes
b&w, white border. Indoors. Emaciated men wearing white shirts, their lower halves wrapped in blankets. They are sitting up on stretchers and eating or talking. The stretchers are lined up perpendicular to the wall and the windows are all open. Opposite the prisoners sit two soldiers, talking to them; the soldiers' faces are not visible.
Accession No.
2005.37.02
Name Access
Benoit, Lucien
Places
Bergen-Belsen, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Images
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Signpost for mass grave

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn90304
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper : Printed : photograph : b&w ; Ht: 7.4 cm x W: 6.6 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper : Printed : photograph : b&w ; Ht: 7.4 cm x W: 6.6 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
[ca. 1945]
Physical Condition
Good
Language
English
Notes
Large white border. Outdoor photograph of a signpost. The inscription on it reads: Grave No. 2/Approx. 5,000/23rd April 1945. The sign is on a field surrounded by a rope fence. Narrative: The RCAF, Royal Canadian Air Force, participated in the liberation of Bergen-Belsen. The donor, Lucien Benoit, was a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force, which participated in the liberation of Bergen-Belsen.
Accession No.
1991.08.01
Name Access
Benoit, Lucien
Places
Bergen-Belsen, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Images
Less detail

Signpost for mass grave

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn90305
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper : Printed : photograph : b&w ; Ht: 7.4 cm x W: 6.6 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper : Printed : photograph : b&w ; Ht: 7.4 cm x W: 6.6 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
[ca. 1945]
Physical Condition
Good
Language
English
Notes
Large white border. Outdoor photograph of a signpost. The inscription on it reads: Grave No. 3/Approx. 5,000/24rd April 1945. The sign is in front of field and is placed below the level of the field. There is a building in the background Narrative: The RCAF, Royal Canadian Air Force, participated in the liberation of Bergen-Belsen. The donor, Lucien Benoit, was a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force, which participated in the liberation of Bergen-Belsen.
Accession No.
1991.08.03
Name Access
Benoit, Lucien
Places
Bergen-Belsen, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Images
Less detail
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