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Facts about Kindertransport

• The 75th anniversary of the first Kindertransport was celebrated on December 2, 2013.

• The first Kindertransport arrived at Harwich, England on December 2, 1938, bringing 196 children from a Berlin Jewish orphanage burned by the Nazis during the night of November 9.

• The last transport left on the freighter Bodegraven from Ymuiden on May 14, 1940 – the day Rotterdam was bombed, one day before Holland surrendered – with 80 children on deck.

• The Kindertransport Association (KTA) is a non-profit organisation that unites child Holocaust refugees and their descendants.