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Children's Exodus : A History of the Kindertransport

By: Fast, Vera K.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: London : I.B.Tauris, 2010Description: 1 online resource (297 p.).ISBN: 9780857718877.Subject(s): Jewish refugees -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Kindertransports (Rescue operations) -- Great Britain | Refugee children -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | World War, 1939-1945 -- Evacuation of civilians -- EuropeGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Children's Exodus : A History of the KindertransportDDC classification: 940.5318083 LOC classification: DS134.42.G47Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Abbreviations; Glossary; Acknowledgements; Preface; 1. Descent into Darkness; 2. Exodus and Arrival; 3. Strangers in your Midst; 4. Evacuation and Internment; 5. Crises, Cries and Lamentations; 6. The Orthodox Experience; 7. Jewish Christian Children; 8. Hidden Children and Camp Survivors: The Postwar Refugees; 9. In Later Years; 10 Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: As the Holocaust loomed on the horizon, Britain rushed to evacuate nearly 10,000 Jewish children from the Nazi occupied territories in the months leading up to the outbreak of the Second World War. Through the unprecedented cooperation of religious and governmental organizations, the Kindertransport spared these children from the terror of the Third Reich and provided them with host families throughout Britain. 'Children's Exodus' offers an in-depth look at the people and politics behind the various chains of rescue as well as the personal narratives of the children who left everything behind
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Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Abbreviations; Glossary; Acknowledgements; Preface; 1. Descent into Darkness; 2. Exodus and Arrival; 3. Strangers in your Midst; 4. Evacuation and Internment; 5. Crises, Cries and Lamentations; 6. The Orthodox Experience; 7. Jewish Christian Children; 8. Hidden Children and Camp Survivors: The Postwar Refugees; 9. In Later Years; 10 Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index

As the Holocaust loomed on the horizon, Britain rushed to evacuate nearly 10,000 Jewish children from the Nazi occupied territories in the months leading up to the outbreak of the Second World War. Through the unprecedented cooperation of religious and governmental organizations, the Kindertransport spared these children from the terror of the Third Reich and provided them with host families throughout Britain. 'Children's Exodus' offers an in-depth look at the people and politics behind the various chains of rescue as well as the personal narratives of the children who left everything behind

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Vera K. Fast is an historian and archivist. She holds a PhD from University of Manitoba and, until her retirement, worked as an archivist in the Provincial Archives of Manitoba.

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