Alexander Van Straubenzee

The stench of death

Lt John Randall, who helped liberate Belsen, tells of the horrors

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Lieutenant John Randall discovered the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp by accident. Sixty years ago, on 15 April 1945, Randall, then a 24-year-old SAS officer, was on a reconnaissance mission in northern Germany. He and his driver were heading down the road to L