Posted on April 28, 2011
The flash of a swastika on the arm of a German soldier. His mother’s anxious face peering back at him from the platform. Prague at night through the train window. These are the memories of Lord Alfred Dubs, 78, the life peer and former MP for Battersea now living in the village of High Lorton near Cockermouth. “It was a traumatic parting,” he recalls.