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Kindertransport (also Refugee Children Movement or "RCM'") is the name given to the rescue mission that took place nine months prior to the outbreak of World War II. The United Kingdom took in nearly 10,000 predominantly Jewish children from Nazi Germany, and the occupied territories of Austria, Czechoslovakia, Poland and the Free City of Danzig. The children were placed in British foster homes, hostels, and farms.

See also

Emergency Rescue Committee, Righteous among the Nations, brain drain, European migration to America, German Jews who emigrated to the United States to escape Nazism, Refugees from Nazism
  • Anna Essinger – set up the reception camp at Dovercourt
  • Else Hirsch – helped organize ten Kindertransports
  • Hanna Bergas – one of three teachers to help children arriving at Dovercourt
  • Geertruida Wijsmuller-Meijer - together with others involved with Kindertransport, saved more than 10,000 Jewish children
  • Norbert Wollheim - Jewish youth movement leader in Berlin, organized Kindertransports from Berlin

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