• The Kindertransport children 80 years on: 'We thought we were going on an adventure'

    11 days ago - By The Guardian

    In 1938, the first of the Jewish Kindertransport children evacuated from Nazi Germany arrived in Britain. This week, we're publishing the stories of six of those refugees, beginning here with Bob and Ann Kirk Friday is the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht - the Night of Broken Glass. The pogrom of 9 November 1938 in Nazi Germany demonstrated to the Jewish population their lives were in urgent danger and that they must leave if they could. But where to go? Other countries were reluctant to take refugees and adults were finding it increasingly difficult to get out, so Jewish organisations...
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