British Concentration Camps In Germany After WWII

The Guardian – German spa became a forbidden village where Gestapo-like techniques were used. Despite the six years of bitter fighting which lay behind him, James Morgan-Jones, a major in the Royal Artillery, could not have been more specific about the spectacle in front of him. “It was,” he reported, “one of the most disgusting sights of my life.” Curled up on a bed in a hospital in Rotenburg, near Bremen, was a cadaverous shadow of a human being. “The man literally had no flesh on him, his state of emaciation was incredible,” wrote Morgan-Jones. This man had weighed a little over six stones (38kg) on admission five weeks earlier, and “was still a figure which may well have been one of the Belsen inmates”. At the base of his spine “was a huge festering sore”, and he was clearly terrified of returning to the prison where he had been brought so close to death. “If ever a man showed fear – he did,” Morgan-Jones declared. Read Article

Ed – Have you ever wondered why this inglorious piece of Britain’s past isn’t also taught at schools or in documentaries? Because history is written by the winners, and the less favourable reality is quietly forgotten

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