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Kindertransport Documentary

Check out this Academy Award Winning Documentary “Into the Arms of Strangers” http://www2.warnerbros.com/intothearmsofstrangers/
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I’m so sorry to tell you that there has been a delay in publishing The Children’s Train: Escape on The Kindertransport  due to company re-structuring. I apologize for the inconvenience and will provide you with news about the status of The Children’s Train after WriteLife’s re-organization. If you ordered The Children’s Train through pre-sales, you may direct any questions…
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Sel Hubert talks about his kindertransport experience. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MiAupVS69KE
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In 1939, at age 16, Walter Kohn rode the Kindertransport to England. In 1998, he received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
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Child’s Passport

Passport issued to Gertrud Gerda Levy, who left Germany in August 1939 on a Children’s Transport (Kindertransport) to Great Britain. Berlin, Germany, August 23, 1939. — US Holocaust Memorial Museum
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A heartbreaking interview with Otto Deusch who took the Kindertransport from Austria.www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAdNq_o87uU
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An interview with Ken Wilde who went to England on the Kindertransport when he was a child.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YoEvWU4saQs
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In 1938, Adolf Hitler, the Nazi monster, allows Jewish children to evacuate Germany on the Kindertransport – trains headed to England – without their parents. Peter, a shy violin player, and his friends, take the train to safety, but after Peter’s English farm house in Coventry is bombed in the Blitz, he returns to Germany to…
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Escape on the Kindertransport

In The Children’s TrainPeter reads A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens and sees the parallel from the story of oppression and revolution to his own life. I admire the power of Charles Dickens to weave his story with adventure and emotion that created real social change from his books like Oliver Twist that…
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The Children’s Train

The Children’s Train is about hope and sacrifice; how hope can give us strength to save ourselves and how sacrifice can allow us to save others.
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