The people of Brighton offered a warm welcome to the Indian soldiers sent to convalesce at the Sussex resort in the First World War. But the military authorities found much to be nervous about.
Suzanne Bardgett, director of the Holocaust Exhibition at London’s Imperial War Museum, describes the setting up of the Srebrenica Memorial Room at the scene where the Bosnian genocide of July 1995 began to unfold.
Richard Dimbleby’s account of what he witnessed at Bergen-Belsen in April 1945 has become infamous in Britain. Less well known is the work of two other BBC employeess who made radio programmes about Belsen shortly after the camp’s liberation. Suzanne Bardgett tells their story.