Escaping Hitler Kindertransport: From Austria to England

Posted on May 27, 2014

Every spring, on Holocaust Remembrance Day, those who died under Nazi persecution are honored in ceremonies throughout the world; and those who survived it recall what they experienced. Anita Weisbord is among them. When Hitler’s army annexed Austria to the German Reich in March of 1938, Weisbord’s homeland suddenly became unrecognizable. “That was the end of my childhood as I knew it,” recalls Weisbord today, “Overnight, Jews became non-persons. We lost all our rights.”

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