Befreiung (2000)

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  • Liberation Alternative


Looks at the end of the Second World War and the discovery and liberation of the concentration camps in Europe by the Allies. Looks at how even after that people continued to die through disease and malnutrition, and what the survivors did, many of whom had lost their families and homes and were unable or unwilling to return to their homelands. Also looks at the emotional and psychological impact of their horrific experiences. Includes accounts from both guards and survivors.

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