Survivors recall Kindertransport flight from Nazis

In this Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 photo, Oscar Findling, 91, who was brought to England by Kindertransport from Germany to escape Nazi persecution, sits at his home in London. 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. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

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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 without their parents at the English port of Harwich, and took a train to London's Liverpool Street Station. (AP)

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