Survivor Stories


Jonathan Bernd—Why I Cannot Keep Silent

My father, Hans Bernd, was ten years old when he fled Germany on one of the last trains of the Kindertransport to England in 1939. His sister left just before him.…

Werner Oder—My Father the Nazi

I was born into a family infested with the dark obsession of anti-Semitism. My maternal grandfather worked for Hans Ludin, the German ambassador to Bratislava who…