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Into the arms of strangers : stories of the Kindertransport

Author: Mark Jonathan Harris; Deborah Oppenheimer
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of what it was like to grow up Jewish in Nazi Germany, to escape danger and fear, and also to leave family and friends, on the British Kindertransport scheme. Among the voices we hear are those of two of the organisers, an English foster mother, and 13 surviving children.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Jonathan Harris; Deborah Oppenheimer
ISBN: 0747550921 9780747550921
OCLC Number: 44736007
Description: xiii, 292 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface / Lord Richard Attenborough --
Introduction / David Cesarani --
When the bough breaks --
The 9th of November --
A light in the darkness --
Last goodbyes --
Into the arms of strangers --
A thousand kisses --
On the shoulders of children --
War and deportation --
Somewhere to belong --
None to comfort them --
Living with the past --
In memory of Sylva Avramovici Oppenheimer, 1928-1993 --
In memory of Sylva Avramovici Oppenheimer, 1928-1993 --
Postscript --
The witnesses.
Responsibility: Jonathan Mark Harris and Deborah Oppenheimer ; preface by Richard Attenborough ; introduction by David Desarani.

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