Bergen-Belsen Memorial Site

This wooden cross is a replica of one that was erected immediately after the liberation of the camp in honor of the priests and Catholic resistance fighters who died in the camp. According to the Museum, 20,000 of the 50,000 prisoners who died in the camp were non-Jewish. Up to 50,000 non-Jewish POWs also died in the camp.

Memorial tombstone in honor of a Catholic priest who died in the camp. In the background is the Jewish Memorial and the obelisk.

Mourners have left stones on this gravestone in honor of Ernst Brenner who died at Bergen-Belsen. A flower arrangement left weeks ago is still there.

The memorial stone below is in honor of a family whose members died in Auschwitz, Ravensbrück and Bergen-Belsen.


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