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Surviving to tell his Story

Surviving to tell his Story

Mr. Carter-Edwards explains the difficulty he faced trying to tell his story about his time in the concentration camp.

Witnessing Both Sides of War

Witnessing Both Sides of War

Mr. Carter-Edwards recounts experiencing both sides of the war - fighting the enemy and later being held as their prisoner in a concentration camp.

Depths of Desperation

Depths of Desperation

Surrounded by death, Mr. Carter-Edwards speaks about the feelings and belief he had of never getting out of Buchenwald alive.

Roll Call Twice a Day

Roll Call Twice a Day

While guards counted slaves, Mr. Carter-Edwards describes the helplessness he felt and emotional impact experienced while stepping over the bodies of sick and dying prisoners unable to assist them.

Closer to Freedom

Closer to Freedom

Mr. Carter-Edwards credits a doctor who treated him at camp and a young Dutch record keeper who kept his name off a list for quarry duty with ultimately saving his life.

Being Sick in Camp

Being Sick in Camp

While in the infirmary, Mr. Carter-Edwards witnesses the sick and dying prisoners all around him; the most horrific environment ever witnessed.

Bombing over Buchenwald

Bombing over Buchenwald

While Americans drop bombs over the camp, Mr. Carter-Edwards stands among the devastation, watching as leaflets are dropped over the camp, reluctant to catch one in fear for his life.

45,000 Walking Skeletons

45,000 Walking Skeletons

Mr. Carter-Edwards describes the sights of poor men and women milling around this notorious slave labour camp being exposed to all the brutal elements and treatments of prisoner life.

Entering Buchenwald Prison Camp

Entering Buchenwald Prison Camp

Mr. Carter-Edwards recalls witnessing the sights of buildings with smoke stacks, hearing the word “Buchenwald” and realizing their destination.

A Murder in Cold Blood

A Murder in Cold Blood

Travelling five long days to another camp by cattle car, Mr. Carter-Edwards recalls an incident of cold blooded murder of a young french lad.

Taken Prisoner by the Gestapo

Taken Prisoner by the Gestapo

Mr. Carter-Edwards speaks about the emotional trauma experienced after spotting the young couple in Fresnes Camp that had risked their lives for him.

En route to Paris by Car

En route to Paris by Car

En route to Spain, Mr. Carter-Edwards describes the brutal beatings he and three fellow airmen receive after being stopped at a checkpoint and accused of being spies and saboteurs.

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