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Witness: Stephanie Shirley

wednesday 28th august, 8.50-9.00am, on bbc world service radio

the kindertransport children who fled the nazis  (presented by mike lanchin) (in the witness history series)

“In the months leading up to outbreak of World War Two in September 1939, some 10,000 unaccompanied children were sent by their parents out of Germany and Austria, to safety in the UK. Many of them never saw their families again.

Dame Stephanie Shirley was just five years old when she and her older sister were put on a train by their mother in Vienna. She has been telling Mike Lanchin about arriving in a foreign land as a little girl.”

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The children of Belsen

sunday 30th september, 2.06-3.00pm (repeated 9.06am wednesday 3rd october), on bbc world service radio
the chidren of belsen (presented by mike lanchin) (in the the documentary series)

“Reporter Mike Lanchin accompanies Hetty Verolme, now in her 80s, and her family, back to the site of the former Nazi camp. Together, they listen to the original 1945 recordings of the teenage Hetty, and visit the place where she and the other children were held until liberation.
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HH: King David bomb

this evening (sunday 22nd), 10.38-10.47pm, on bbc world service radio
the zionist bombing of the british headquarters in jerusalem in 1946 (presented by max pearson) (in the the history hour series)
includes interview by mike lanchin with …
• secretary shoshana levy kampos
(see also https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium.MAGAZINE-70-years-on-perpetrator-and-victim-recall-king-david-hotel-bombing-1.5414282 and https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/stories-44862029/i-survived-the-bombing-of-the-king-david-hotel)
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HH: Uzi Even

yesterday evening (sunday 24th), 10.47-10.55pm, on bbc world service radio
gay rights in the israeli army (presented by max pearson) (in the the history hour series)

including interview of • nuclear expert former colonel and former mk uzi even by • mike lanchin
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Klaus Barbie

last sunday morning (11th february), 11.41-11.50pm, on bbc world service radio
tracking down klaus barbie in bolivia (presented by max pearson) (in the the history hour series)
including interview of • serge klarsfeld by • mike lanchin
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Hungary’s Jewish Underground

this morning (wednesday 31st), 12.04-12.16pm, on bbc radio 4
david gur: a member of the jewish hungarian underground (presented by mike lanchin) (in the witness series)

David Gur has been speaking to Mike Lanchin about his part in one of the largest rescue operations organised by Jews during the Holocaust.
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David Gur

last wednesday morning (25th october), 8.50-8.59am, on bbc world service radio (repeated in the history hour on sunday 29th)
david gur: the fake IDs that saved jewish lives (presented by mike lanchin) (in the witness series) (more…)

Witness: Maisoon Bashir

this morning (wednesday 4th), 8.50-8.59am, on bbc world service radio
maisoon bashir: israel withdraws from gaza (presented by mike lanchin) (in the witness series) (more…)

Britain’s Palestine Patrols

last thursday morning (26th november), 8.50-9.00am, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
britain’s palestine patrols (presented by mike lanchin) (in the witness series) …

“In the 1940s the Royal Navy intercepted dozens of Jewish refugee ships trying to reach British-controlled Palestine. It was part of British government policy to limit Jewish immigration to Palestine.
Witness hears from Lieutenant-Commander Alan Tyler, 91, then a Jewish officer onboard HMS Chevron, patrolling the Mediterranean sea.”

(see also http://reminiscences.uk/2015/09/10/alan-tyler/) (more…)

Witness: Ela Weissberger

this morning (thursday 2nd), 8.50-9.00am, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
red cross visits nazi concentration camp (presented by mike lanchin) (in the witness series) (repeated in the history hour, 8.05pm, sunday 5th june)

“On June 23rd 1944 the International Red Cross was allowed by the Nazis into the Theresienstadt concentration camp. The Nazis tried to use the visit to project a positive image of their treatment of the Jews.
Hear from Ela Weissberger, who as an 11-year-old prisoner in the camp played the cat in the children’s opera Brundibar.”

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