In history, it is known by the name of Kindertransport ( “Transporting children”) to the transfer of some 10,000 children Jews , without parents, from Germany , Poland , Austria and Czechoslovakia , the United Kingdom , in order to make them safe from The anti-Jewish political criminals of Nazism . Displacement of children and lasted for a year, between the events of Kristallnacht in 1938 , and the beginning of the Second World War . In many cases, children were the only survivors of their families in the Holocaust .
One of the most recognized rescuers was Nicholas Winton , who saved hundreds of Jewish children from death. 1
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