Accession Number: NEKHC:2009.59

Object: Book

Category: The Nazi Camp System

Physical Description: Book of letters. Pages incomplete and fraying; much browning and light has caused object to fade. No active rusting from staples. Restrictions on this item for loan.

Information on Item: A book of letters written by military personnel describing situations in German Concentration Camps. The letters show accounts of the treatment of prisoners held in the camps. 

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Further Information

Weir Courtney, known as Lingfield House, was the name of a children's home run by Alice Goldberger. The children who lived there were orphans brought to the United Kingdom at the end of the Second World War, sponsored by the British government. They had all survived the Holocaust with differing experiences including hiding, and surviving Nazi camps.