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Book review: Bergen-Belsen 1945: a medical student’s journal

Mayhew, Alex (2015) Book review: Bergen-Belsen 1945: a medical student’s journal. LSE Review of Books (02 Apr 2015). Website.

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Twenty-one year old-old medical student, Michael Hargrave, was sent to Bergen-Belsen in 1945, only two weeks after it was liberated. This firsthand account, details Michael’s month-long experience at the camp. He relates the horrendous living conditions suffered by the prisoners, describing the sickness and disease he encountered and his desperate, often fruitless, struggle to save as many lives as possible. Alex Mayhew reviews.

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Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D731 World War II
Date Deposited: 12 Apr 2017 13:27
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 08:02

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