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    The Kindertransport In the 1930’s through the 1940’s, the German Nazi government took over and began capturing jewish and other people, putting them in concentration camps. If you did not fit the “master race” (blonde hair, blue eyes) you were put into concentration camps as well. This cruel act is known as the Holocaust. Adolf Hitler is the one who orchestrated this all, but a man named Eddy Berhendt created the Kindertransport. The Kindertransport took approximately 10,000 children and shipped them off to Great Britain to live in foster homes. The Kindertransport was known for why it was created/implemented, living conditions, and the impact it had on the children. The Kindertransport was created by a man that wanted to put his skills to the test and how he wanted to do it. This man was Eddy Behrendt, Founder of Kindertransport Association and a Holocaust survivor organization (“The Kindertransport Association”). He was…

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    Kindertransport Analysis

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    However, in November of 1938, a mere nine months before the official start of the war, the British Consulate, signed a bill declaring that Eastern European children under the age of seventeen would be welcomed into England with the condition that a sponsor was willing to board you and pay 50 pounds (approx. 1,000 pounds in today’s value) for a visa, this became known as the Kindertransport. This miraculous sign of mercy saved 10,000 children from the Nazi party by smuggling them in by the 300s…

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    Essay On Kindertransport

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    Kindertransport Introduction It is a common believe among most societies that in times of war or conflict, women and children suffer the most. More often than not, they account for the lion’s share of civilian casualties. In order to understand the subject of Kindertransport, it is imperative to evaluate it within the context of the particular conflict that necessitated it occurrence; the Second World War, which began in 1939 and lasted up to 1945. In essence, Kindertransport implies child…

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    Saving over 10,000 children, kindertransport was one of the biggest organizations to save children during WWII. During the war Nazi staged a violent pogrom against Jews in Germany this was known as the Kristallnacht. For certain categories of Jewish refugees, the British government abated the immigration conditions. British authorizes agreed to allow an undetermined number of children aged seventeen and under. The organizations had to guarantee payment for every child’s care, education, and…

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    Kindertransport Case Study

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    success of the Kindertransport children’s placement in foster families or hostels, and the support and educational opportunities awarded to them varied considerably, and in some cases, totally unsuitable placements and lack of support made the participants’ lives miserable. Although historians report that the British had determined that the moment contact was established, responsibility for each child should rest with the professional staff until each was settled into his or her new home, other…

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    The Kindertransport was a rescue effort to bring Jewish youth to safety during World War II. This effort took place in the years from 1938 to 1940, which ultimately saved 10,000 adolescents under the age of seventeen. British authorities had set up the Kindertransport in hope to rescue as many Jewish children as possible. “Kindertransport was the informal name of the rescue operation, a movement in which many organizations and individuals participated.”(Kindertransport History) Many different…

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    The play Kindertransport, written by Diane Samuels, is based on the true events that took place in Germany at the beginning of WWII. Specifically the British Rescue mission, called Kindertransport that helped place over 10,000 Jewish children into foster homes. The play is divided into three distinct time periods, pre-war, war and post-war and intermixes them through out. The play is told from the point of view of Eva, who in the beginning was just a child who faced with a lot of…

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    The Kindertransport was a rescue industry, which brought thousands of Jewish refugee children to Great Britain during the Holocaust between 1938 and 1940. This is one of the most well-known rescue movements of children. It was called “The Movement for the Care of Children from Germany”, later known as the Refugee Children’s Movement. Children with Jewish background suffered discrimination and persecution during the national socialist regime in Germany from 1933 onwards (Hammel, 2016, p. 239).…

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    Although WWII showed the ugly capabilities of humans it also shed light on the beautiful side of humanity. Countries around the world started to open up their doors to help the Jews escape from the horrid conditions they were facing in Nazis Germany. In an effort to help the Jews, Britain developed the idea of kindertransport. A rescue plan that allows immigration of Jews under the age of 17. The invention of “kindertransport saved around 10,000 children, most of them Jewish, from Germany,…

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    The operation was called Kindertransport — Children's Transport — and it was a passage from hell to freedom. Kristallnacht had just rocked Nazi Germany. The pogroms killed dozens of Jews, burned hundreds of synagogues and imprisoned tens of thousands in concentration camps. Many historians see them as the start of Hitler's Final Solution. Amid the horror, Britain agreed to take in children threatened by the Nazi murder machine. Seventy-five years ago this week, the first group of kids arrived…

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