By Philip K. Jason
Sent around the ocean through their mom and dad and brought in via foster mom and dad and far away family, nearly 1,000 teenagers, ranging in age from fourteen months to 16 years, landed within the usa and out of Hitler's achieve among 1934 and 1945. Seventy years after the 1st send introduced a handful of those kids to American shorelines, most people and lots of of the youngsters themselves stay blind to those rescues, and the truth that they have been finished regardless of strong forces in and outdoors the govt that didn't wish them to take place. this can be the 1st released account, instructed within the phrases of the youngsters and their rescuers, to element this unknown a part of America's reaction to the Holocaust. it's going to problem the idea that americans did not anything to at once and actively keep Holocaust victims.
Judith Tydor Baumel, Holocaust pupil and sister of 2 rescued young ones, presents an advent explaining why, whilst, how, and the place the rescues have been conducted, who the heroes and heroines have been, and which people and enterprises positioned nearly insurmountable hindrances of their direction. This account offers either reminiscences and reviews recorded on the time of the rescued little ones, their descendants, and their rescuers. the tale demonstrates what a small team of made up our minds humans can do to alter the process history.
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