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AuthorFast, Vera K., 1929-
TitleChildren's exodus : a history of the Kindertransport / Vera K. Fast.
PublisherLondon ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed in the United States and Canada exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, ©2011.
Descriptionxvii, 270 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
 Northland Nonfiction
 940.5318083 F26  
BibliographyIncludes bibliographical references and index.
ContentsDescent into darkness -- Exodus and arrival -- Strangers in your midst -- Evacuation and internment -- Crises, cries and lamentations -- The Orthodox experience -- Jewish Christian children -- Hidden children and camp survivors : the postwar refugees -- In later years -- Epilogue.
SummaryBased on interviews, journals, and articles, offers an in-depth look at the people and politics behind the rescue of nearly 10,000 Jewish children from Nazi-occupied territories to Great Britain, as well as the postwar aftermath and attempts to reunite fragments of the Jewish community.
SubjectKindertransports (Rescue operations) -- Great Britain.
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Evacuation of civilians -- Europe.
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ISBN9781848855373 (hbk.)
1848855370 (hbk.)

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