Late 1930's. German, Austrian and Czechoslovakian children of Jewish descent were permitted to leave their countries and families on the Kindertransport; a train bound for Britain. These children ranged in age from infant to 17 and were placed with families in Britain. Many never saw their parents again.
Ruth Westheimer-After her family was taken by the Nazis and disappeared in 1941, she fled to British Palestine. The Israeli Army trained her as a sniper. She was injured and had to learn to walk again. (Author/TV Host)