Inge Goldrein talks about her escape from Nazi Austria

Posted on April 19, 2012

Aged only seven, as she was ushered from her classroom in Vienna, evidence of Kristallnacht was everywhere. “We were all herded out of the school when there was the smell of burning, taken to a hall and taken home the next morning,” she said. “I remember seeing some old women scrubbing the pavement with toothbrushes with either the SS or the SA standing over them. “It just happened – you don’t analyse things at that age.”

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