‘The Last Girl at Victoria Station’ a Kindertransport story

Posted on April 15, 2015

The late Anne Forchheimer in 2008 with her daughter, Rachel Green. Photo courtesy of Rachel Green

Every morning in 1936, Anne Forchheimer would bicycle to school, over a bridge in the German town of Coburg. She tried not to notice the signs of hate she passed along the way. Hate for Jews and the call for their removal from German society. German law had forbidden Jewish students from attending public schools. Anne’s destination on this November morning, as it had been for the last 18 months, was a special school for Jewish children.

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