Facts for Kindertransport

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Kindertransport by Diane - A Brief Study Guide Compiled by Amanda Lockitch Samuels http://www.childrenwhocheatedthenazis.co.uk/ Kindertransports http://www1.yadvashem.org/about_holocaust/faqs/answers/faq_11a.html From December 1938 until the outbreak of World War II on September 1, 1939, 9354 children and youth, 70% of them Jewish, reached Great Britain mostly from the German Reich in organized groups known as the Kindertransports. The trigger for the start of this rescue operation was the terrible violence of the pogrom of November 9, 1938, known as Kristalnacht. In its wake the Jewish community in Palestine declared their desire to accept 10,000 Jewish children from the Reich. However, the British who ruled Palestine were…show more content…
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