Train from Prague carries kids who escaped Nazis

Posted on September 1, 2009

The associated Press covers the 70th anniversary of the kindertransports from Czechoslovakia. Sir Nicholas Winton, a Briton, arranged eight trains to carry 669 mostly Jewish children through Germany to Britain at the outbreak of World War II. Now 100 years old, Winton will be in London on Friday to greet the train’s 170 passengers, including 22 he saved.

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