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"It deeply affected him and his confidence in Human Nature ", Anne Stephenson, her father John Reynolds , one of the 95 London medical students who came in the notorious Belsen in may 1945, the care of the survivors, plagued by disease and Hunger.
About 10 000 Dead Bodies unburied were not, Hygiene was available.
There were than 43,000 prisoners Still Alive , about two-thirds of them are women, many so weak from Hunger and disease They were unable to move from the huts where They were held, and They died at a rate of about 500 per day.
The medical students, average age 21, were recruited volunteers, The First to care for the starving Dutch children, but, the, travel, just before They were due, too, had been changed, your goal is to Belsen.
"Almost all of the internees had severe colic or diarrhea. "
do you suffer from a number of diseases, including cholera, typhoid, tuberculosis, wounds, ulcers, and gangrene.
"He had post-traumatic stress disorder, to be honest. He had terrible PTSD, was not treated. "John Reynolds , who has helped on the right side of The Middle row, in the Third Year of Medical School
led by senior military medical personnel, The Students , the halving of the death rate in a month.
It is tested both their medical skills and their personal endurance to an unimaginable degree, to the Westminster student Michael Hargrave, in his diary.
A great puzzle was what to feed the detainees.
British Army rations were indigestible to the starving People , and you could kill a brew called the Bengal Famine Mix, was unpalatably sweet, and intravenous threw a few, the feared, lethal injections, in a panic.
in the end, diluted works soup and glucose drinks are best.deaths bed
"The bodies are pulled from those who can run, And Then The Wehrmacht upload them on a massive truck trailer, guarded all The Time , and buried in huge graves," wrote Guy's student John Kilby in a letter to His Mother .
This need of medical assistance, were transferred to a makeshift hospital for 7,000, housed in a barracks, Camp .
John Reynolds tells of how the huts burned to the ground one after the other, until only one was left.
On 21 may 1945, "an official ceremony of The Burning of this last hut was visited by all those who worked in the warehouse. a volley was fired, the Union Jack , unfolded, And Then the hut was burnt to the ground by the flame-thrower. "The Last hut down in 1945,
"in These Days , of course, you would have a debriefing and she had post-traumatic stress disorder counseling," says Prof Stephen Challacombe, professor of Oral Medicine at King's and a medical historian.
"It was so strong, just, Give you your uniforms, you are back in civilian Life '. "
the 95, even though you are vaccinated, the two returned with tuberculosis and seven of typhoid fever.
DDT was used liberally to kill lice, and Anne Stephenson said her father always wondered whether the cancer he had suffered, associated in later Life with the pesticide.
In their later careers as doctors and scientists, "all of the reports, a person talk about how great They were," says Prof Challacombe has delivered a series of lectures about their history.
This year, on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of their efforts, King's College Medical School , the, as well as St Thomas' is also part of Guy's, and accounts for 34 out of the 95 students, is the creation of plaques to their memory.
"If you are asked to go to, you could never imagine, what would you say to walk in and make," Prof Challacombe,
Sometimes, the audience is invited to bring their parents letters and diaries from The Time , among them Gilly Kenny and Jenny Meade, whose father, John and Bernard, were of The King 's College contingent, and remained Life -long friends
she found the lecture to be "very emotional. I learned a lot".Gilly Kenny (L) and Jenny Meade hand documents to Prof Challacombe
"I think, understanding for their sacrifice, understanding, for their willingness to engage and carry is a real trademark for the medicine.