Wartime Kindertransport remembered with Lime Street station performance

Posted on November 14, 2013

Johanna Hacker rarely spoke of the day her parents buttoned her into an English-style coat, carefully chosen so she wouldn’t stand out, and waved her off at the railway station in Vienna. One of the 9,500 unaccompanied children from Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia to be rescued from Nazi occupation in the Kindertransport project, she and her two sisters, Paula and Melanie, were whisked off to England safe from harm. Suitcase 1938 is touring stations across the UK until December 2

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