Prince Charles recalls Kindertransport

It was one of Britain’s finest hours. On the eve of World War II, the British Parliament passed legislation enabling thousands of Jewish children to escape the horrors that would close in on their families in Germany, Poland and elsewhere. Prince Charles marked the 70th anniversary of what became known as the Kindertransport, recalling that his own grandmother took in Jewish refugee children. At a reunion in Britain this weekend, some of those children recalled how the Kindertransport changed — and saved their lives.

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