Kindertransport, 75 years on: ‘It was fantastic to feel free at last’

Posted on December 2, 2013

Willman, an only child, pictured above holding a copy of her 1939 German passport, arrived from Vienna in April 1939.

Seventy-five years ago this week, the first group of children arrived without their parents at the Essex port of Harwich, and took a train to London’s Liverpool Street station. After the war, many of the children settled in Britain, their families having been murdered by the Nazis.These are the stories of five of those children.

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