Vienna Kindertransport: A Family History

February 15, 2021, 4:00 pm

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KT2 Dr. David Bader highlights his mother Sophie’s journey on a Kindertransport from Vienna to Manchester, when she was five years old in 1939. Dr. Bader will share his research about the role played by the Movement for the Care of Children from Germany (London) and explain how to access Kindertransport records specific to Vienna. Dr. Bader speaks of his family’s life in Vienna, the jailing of Sophie’s father in Dachau during Kristallnacht, and the family’s reunion in America.