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Friday, August 9, 2013
Dave Lux survived the Holocaust as a child because of Nicholas Winton, who orchestrated the Czech Kindertransport, saving hundreds of Jewish children by transporting them to England. Lux remembers leaving his parents and thinking he’s going on a field trip.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Eva Hayman remembers when her family found out about the Kindertransport orchestrated by Sir Nicholas Winton. Eva and her sister were a part of the 669 children who were rescued by Winton from Czechoslovakia in 1939.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Vera Gissing remembers her parents decision to send her and her sister Eva on the Kindertransport from Czechoslovakia to England in May 1939. She also describes their farewell at the train station in Prague and the journey to England. Vera’s testimony is featured in Testimony – The Legacy of Schindler’s List and the USC Shoah Foundation.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Vera Gissing reflects on the German occupation of Czechoslovakia and her parents’ decision to send Vera and her sister on the kindertransport. Vera’s testimony is featured in the IWitness Activity, “From the Mother Who Will Never Forget You” – Understanding the Kindertransport.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Alice Masters recalls meeting Sir Nicholas for the first time in London at the 50th reunion of the Kindertransport children.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Susanne Pearson speaks about Sir Nicholas Winton's difficulties in transporting Jewish children to Britain before the war broke out.