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Richard Dimbleby Describes Belsen

Added: 13 Nov 2020 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Secondary Source

A Classic recording of BBC journalist Richard Dimbleby's report from April 1945. Dimbleby was the first journalist to enter the camp and his clear, concise report outlines the facts about the camp and the conditions in which occupants found themselves. (Duration 12 mins.)

How it maps to the curriculum


Strand: 3. The History of Europe & The Wider World

Strand unit: 9. Life in a Fascist/Communist Country (20C)

Suggestions for use: Historic recording - play to class for 12 mins and discuss.

Key Skills:

  • Managing Information and Thinking

Meta information

  • Asset type: Audio
  • Language: English
  • Collection: Secondary Source
  • Rights: All rights reserved
  • Cost: No
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