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A documentary series using firsthand testimony to uncover the story of the Kindertransport - the rescue of 10,000 Jewish children from Germany and Austria in 1938-39.

A documentary series using firsthand testimony to uncover the story of the Kindertransport - the rescue of 10,000 Jewish children from Germany and Austria in 1938-39.
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United Kingdom

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A documentary series using firsthand testimony to uncover the story of the Kindertransport - the rescue of 10,000 Jewish children from Germany and Austria in 1938-39.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 2: What Was Left Behind

11/14/2019
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Fred Barschak can vividly remember the menu at his father's kosher restaurant. Otto Deutsch recalls his family's humble living conditions. And Ursula Gilbert remembers attending Berlin's grandest synagogue. These are some of the happy childhood memories that stand in stark contrast to subsequent tales of antisemitic taunts and a night of unprecedented violence.

Duration:00:28:02

Episode 1: The Journey

11/7/2019
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The Kindertransport was a loosely coordinated rescue effort in 1938-39 through which nearly 10,000 children under the age of 16 were sent by their parents to safety in England. What was that journey like? What memories did those refugees carry with them throughout their lives, of the day that they left their parents behind? In 2003, the AJR began the process of recording the testimonies of some 250 Jewish refugees from Nazism living in Britain – a project we call Refugee Voices . In this...

Duration:00:29:34

Kindertransport - Trailer

10/7/2019
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Subscribe now to this documentary series using firsthand testimony to uncover the story of the Kindertransport - the rescue of 10,000 Jewish children from Germany and Austria in 1938-39. Launching on 7th November 2019.

Duration:00:04:14