World War II refugee recalls ‘Schindler’s List’ of the prairie

Posted on April 8, 2009

Irmgard Rosenzweig got out of Germany in March 1939 on a Kindertransport to England. She lived in a foster home for more than a year while her parents secretly plotted their escape. With the help of the American Friends Service Committee, the family was reunited in New York City in the summer of 1940 and offered the opportunity to go to Scattergood,Iowa. “I was sure it was the Wild West,” Irmgard laughed.

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