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The Windermere Children: In their own words

yesterday evening (monday 27th), 10.30-11.30pm (repeated 2.30am), on bbc 4 tv  

the windermere children: in their own words (narrated by iain glen)

including windermere children … • ike alterman, • sam laskier, • arek hersh, • ben helfgott, • harry spiro, • jan goldberger, harry olmer, • bela rosenthal (joanna millan) (then 3), and • zdenka husserl (then 3)

and … • historian trevor avery, • historian tony kushner, • raf flight sergeant norman shepherd, • lydia tischler, and sons • ashley faull and steven faull

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The Windermere Children

yesterday evening (monday 27th), 9.00-10.30pm, on bbc 2 tv  

the windermere children (film, with appearances at the end by arek hersh, chaim ‘harry’ olmer, ben helfgott, schmuel ‘sam’ laskier, and icek ‘ike’ alterman)

August, 1945. A coachload of children arrive at the Calgarth Estate by Lake Windermere. They are child survivors of the Nazi Holocaust that has devastated Europe’s Jewish population. Carrying only the clothes they wear and a few meagre possessions, they bear the emotional and physical scars of all they have suffered.”

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