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Interview with Holocaust Survivor Ester Golan, Survivor and Kindertransport Child

by Berman, Kathryn (2012); Published by Yad Vashem

My family had wanted to leave Germany together, but unfortunately we could not get a family visa. My parents wanted to leave Germany for Palestine. My mother was a Zionist, but they didn’t have enough money to leave… By saving her family, my mother ensured the continuation of her family. Only my parents were left in Berlin. In October 1942, they were sent to Theresienstadt, where my father perished in 1943.

Interrupted Journeys, Young Refugees from Hitler’s Reich

by Gill, Alan (2005); Published by Pymble, NSW: Simon & Schuster Australia

Stories of Kindertransport and other young refugees who wound up in Australia. May be out of print. Try your local library or Holocaust Memorial Center.

In My Pocket

by Sim, Dorrith M. (1996); Published by New York: Harcourt Brace & Company

This book is suitable for very young children. May be out of print. Try your local library or Holocaust Memorial Center.

Imperial War Museum

This museum in London has a collection of documents relating to the Kindertransport.

Ilse and Molly Camis StoryCorps

by Camis, Ilse and Molly (2015); Published by StoryCorps

Kindertransport survivor Ilse Camis speaks with daughter Molly Camis at the 2015 Kindertransport Association conference.

If It’s Not Impossible…: The Life of Sir Nicholas Winton

by Winton, Barbara (2014); Published by Troubador Publishing Ltd

Barbara Winton’s biography of her father. There are around 6000 people in the world today who owe their lives to Nicholas Winton. They are the descendants of a group of refugee children rescued by him from the Nazi threat in 1939. Some of them know of his existence and the part he played in their history, many others do not.

I Didn’t Say Goodbye

by Vegh, Claudine (1984); Published by New York: E.P. Dutton

Interviews with children of the Holocaust. May be out of print. Try your local library or Holocaust Memorial Center

I Came Alone

by Leverton, Bertha and Shmuel Lowensohn (1990); Published by Sussex, England: Book Guild

The founder of the Reunion of Kindertransport in London put together this collection of writings by Kinder. May be out of print. Try your local library or Holocaust Memorial Center

I Am a Star: Child of the Holocaust

by Auerbacher, Inge (1993); Published by New York: Puffin Books

Holocaust Memorial Day Trust

The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, based in London, has an online archive of articles about the Kindertransports.

Holocaust Memorial Center

Located in Michigan, the Holocaust Memorial Center’s collection includes the three Kindertransport Memory Quilts, made with memorial squares contributed by members of the Kindertransport Association.

Holocaust Day: A Haven in Wales

(2005) Published by BBC 2 Wales

This documentary, broadcast on BBC 2 Wales on Holocaust Day 2005, features the reminiscences of some of the 200 Kindertransport children who found a haven at Gwrych Castle in North East Wales.

Holocaust & the Kindertransport: Vera

by Gissing, Vera (2007); Published by Teachers TV

A 5 minute video of Vera Gissing, a Kind from Czechoslovakia, remembering her Kindertransport experience and reuniting with an old friend.

Hitler’s Exiles: Personal Stories of the Flight from Nazi Germany to America

by Anderson, Mark M., ed. (1998); Published by New York: New Press

Her First American

by Segal, Lore (1985); Published by New York: Alfred A. Knopf

Hebrew University Jerusalem Holocaust Oral Histories

The 1,400 Holocaust audio interviews and transcripts reflect the vast scope of oral histories collected by researchers which have been archived at the Oral History Division of the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. They include interviews conducted in the early 1960s. The collection developed over the past 60 years as more research was undertaken by established and emerging scholars and questions relating to the experience of Jews under Nazism broadened. This resource should provide an invaluable tool for researchers in Holocaust studies.

Great House

by Krauss, Nicole (2010); Published by W. W. Norton & Company

Great House, a novel consisting of four stories divided among eight chapters, has a number of narrators: Nadia, a young writer living in New York; Aaron, an old Israeli, mourning the death of his wife and desperate to connect to his son, Dov, estranged since the Yom Kippur War; Arthur, a retired Oxford don, married for almost 50 years to the intense Lotte Berg, a Jewish writer who came to England with the Kindertransport; and Izzy, an Oxford student.

Goodbye, Marianne

by Watts, Irene Kirsten (1995); Published by Winnipeg: Scirocco Drama

This play is aimed at audiences in grades 4 – 6. May be out of print. Try your local library or Holocaust Memorial Center

Good-bye Marianne: A Story of Growing Up in Nazi Germany

by Watts, Irene N (2008); Published by Tundra Books

As autumn turns toward winter in 1938 Berlin, life for Marianne Kohn, a young Jewish girl, begins to crumble. First there was the burning of the neighbourhood shops. Then her father, a mild-mannered bookseller, must leave the family and go into hiding. No longer allowed to go to school or even sit in a café, Marianne’s only comfort is her beloved mother. Things are bad, but could they get even worse? Based on true events, this fictional account of hatred and racism speaks volumes about both history and human nature.

Girl Museum madchen des kindertransport

by Rosborough, Kelsey

Girl Museum is the first museum in the world dedicated to girlhood. We are a virtual museum for exhibitions, education, and raising awareness about girls and girlhood globally. We are also an information platform for social/cultural dialogue and investigation. We research and collect cross-cultural historic and contemporary images and stories from and about girlhood around the world. Through exhibitions, publications, and projects, we explore and document the unique experience of being born and growing up female.