Photo-album of a soldier in the Royal Air Force (RAF), recording the end of World War II with photos from Bergen-Belsen
1945. / Some photographs are titled by hand on the reverse; some are dated while others are titled on the album leaves. Average size: 9X14 cm, album: 32.5 cm. Photographs in good condition, creases at margins of some photographs and some defects. Album in fair condition, with some loose leaves. Stained and distorted cover.
In the album are 83 photographs of airplanes, soldiers of the RAF (including photographs of their activities during leisure time) and war scenes, including nine photographs of Belsen (Bergen-Belsen) concentration camp shortly after its liberation (some of them are disturbing), photographs of destroyed buildings in Hamburg and of other cities in Germany as well as several photographs from Holland and Belgium. Provenance: Collection of Dr. Simon Cohen.