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Gena Turgel, Holocaust survivor known as Bride of Belsen, dies

Tributes paid to 95-year-old ‘shining light’ who tended to a dying Anne Frank and survived Nazi death camps
Gena Turgel in her north London home in January 2001. Photograph: Tom Pilston/the Independent/Rex/Shutterstock

A Holocaust survivor who became known as the Bride of Belsen after she married a British soldier involved in the liberation of the Nazi death camps has died aged 95.

Gena Turgel, who survived the Kraków ghetto, a death march, Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen, spent much of her life teaching British schoolchildren about the horrors of the Holocaust.

Karen Pollock,

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