In the months between the Kristallnacht Pogrom of Nov. 9 - 10, 1938, and the start of World War II, nearly 10,000 children were sent, without their parents, out of Nazi Germany, Austria, Poland and Czechoslovakia, to safety in Great Britain. These children were saved by the Kindertransport rescue movement.
Kindertransport was the informal name of the rescue operation, a movement in which many organizations and individuals participated. Kindertransport was unique in that Jews, Quakers, and Christians of many denominations worked together to rescue primarily Jewish children.
Here is the story of Magie Furst, who was rescued by Kindertransport, as told by Florian Kubsch, University of North Texas exchange student from Germany who heard Magie speak at the Museum in November.
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