I remember being on the Kindertransport – my journey was easier than that faced by today’s refugees

Posted on December 5, 2023

<p>The Kindertransport saved the lives of many (mostly Jewish) refugee children by bringing them to safety in the UK from 1938 to 1940 </p>

t is a bitter irony that the 85th anniversary of the first Kindertransport should coincide with my most recent visit to the Calais camps, where I witnessed the shocking conditions endured by the refugees of today.

The Kindertransport saved the lives of many (mostly Jewishrefugee children by bringing them to safety in the UK. I was one of them.

Although, at six, I was one of the youngest children on the train, I remember the journey.

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