The ‘Bride of Belsen’ dies at 95

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be­fore be­ing taken by cat­tle train to Belsen, where she nursed Anne Frank, famed for her diaries, as the 15-year-old lay dy­ing of ty­phus.

She mar­ried Nor­man Turgel six months af­ter he freed her.

They then moved to north Lon­don. Her wed­ding dress, made from Bri­tish Army para­chute silk, is on dis­play at Lon­don’s Im­pe­rial War Mu­seum.

The Holo­caust Ed­u­ca­tional Trust said she “tire­lessly” shared her story so the “Holo­caust’s hor­rors are never for­got­ten”.

It added: “A shin­ing light has gone out of our lives and it will never be re­placed.”

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