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Life-saving WWII train journey retraced


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#1 JagdtigerI

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Posted 02 September 2009 - 03:51 AM

"A historic train journey made by Jewish children trapped in Prague in 1939 is being revisited in the Czech Republic. It is being made by some of the people whose lives were saved by British diplomat Sir Nicholas Winton.

The train routes he organised out of Prague helped hundreds of children escape certain death at the hands of the Nazis at the start of World War II."

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BBC NEWS | UK | Life-saving WWII train journey retraced
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Posted 02 September 2009 - 06:20 AM

Thanks for telling us about this link

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Posted 04 September 2009 - 03:11 AM

WWII train trip at halfway point

BBC NEWS | UK | WWII train trip at halfway point
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Posted 04 September 2009 - 03:54 PM

I saw on the AP that the journey ended today and was a "hit" with all conncerned with the effort. Cannot find the link for some reason. Sorry.
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Posted 04 September 2009 - 05:14 PM

Here's the link to the end of the journey.

"A vintage train carrying Holocaust survivors pulled into London on Friday, ending a three-day trip across Europe that marked the 70th anniversary of their extraordinary rescue by a young British stockbroker."

AP News : Kinston Free Press

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Posted 04 September 2009 - 06:04 PM

Sir Nicholas Winton was on the news meeting those who he saved. :S!




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