93.08.0218 Winfield
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Burning barracks

Archival Item

Resource TypeStill Images
Date of Creation1945
GenrePhotographs
Identifier93.08.0218
Archival HistoryTwo copies of photo exist, copy is 93.08.0220.
Immediate Source of Acquisition or TransferDonated to the Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society by Stanley Winfield in 1993.
Location in CollectionStanley Winfield fonds > Photographs
Extent & Medium1 photograph : print ; 11 x 15.7 cm
Scope & ContentPhoto depicts the burning of barracks at Bergen-Belsen after the camp’s liberation by the British Army. A Wasp IIC carrier flamethrower is depicted on the left. Photograph likely taken by a British Army or Royal Canadian Air Force photographer and collected by Stanley Winfield.