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 (bûr′gən-bĕl′sən, bĕr′gən-bĕl′zən)
See Belsen.


(ˈbɛl zən)

locality in NW Germany: site of Nazi concentration camp (Bergen-Belsen) during World War II.
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Hard-core fans from Lazio had caused a furore when they plastered Rome's Olimpico stadium ahead of a match with Cagliari, with stickers showing Anne Frank, the young Jewish diarist who died in Bergen-Belsen, wearing a shirt of arch rival Roma.
Tomi described his time at the notorious Bergen-Belsen camp as "hell on earth".
Looking through the barbed wire of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, 14-year-old Nanette Konig could barely recognize her friend and classmate from Amsterdam, Anne Frank.
A French MP and a university lecturer have published the original Dutch version of The Diary of a Young Girl on their websites 70 years after she died in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, aged 15.
Other students will visit a United Nations peace conference in New York and a separate group will travel to Germany to learn about the concentration camps in Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen.
Mr Black survived Auschwitz and slave labour at concentration camps Buchenwald and Dora Mittelbau, before suffering illness and transfer to the infamous Bergen-Belsen.
In northwest Germany, the notorious Bergen-Belsen camp and its sixty thousand prisoners were surrendered to VIII Corps of the British Army on April 13, 1945.
Hilde then embarked on an incredible life in the Resistance, and found herself at warEs end sorting the living from the dead at Bergen-Belsen.
THE Queen has paid her respects to the tens of thousands of people who died at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.
In the months leading up to liberation, the population of Bergen-Belsen, which was not designed as an extermination camp, had quadrupled to 60,000 and conditions worsened with a lack of water, shelter and sanitation.
The royal couple's four-day state visit to Germany begins on June 23, and they will travel to the site of the Bergen-Belsen Second World War prisoner of war and concentration camps.