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LIVING IN GERMANY AFTER THE WAR

LIVING IN GERMANY AFTER THE WAR

After the defeat of Germany, Raymond was still living with his evacuation family in Liepzig. Raymong heard and retells an interesting anecdote about Hitler. The family was so hungry that they tried to make something edible out of the potato skins. However Raymond's ingenuity and hard work enabled him to find ways to eat well......

BEING A 12 YEAR OLD GERMAN BOY WHEN GERMANY WAS DEFEATED

BEING A 12 YEAR OLD GERMAN BOY WHEN GERMANY WAS DEFEATED

Raymond was 12 when the Allied armies invaded Germany. There were reprisals and torture, and his foster father was arrested and beaten. He found himself begging for food from local farmers and then in a prison camp before being reunited with his real father, who lived for only a few months.

NICHOLAS WINTON and the evacuation of children from Prague

NICHOLAS WINTON and the evacuation of children from Prague

Sir Nicholas Winton, was a British stockbroker who brought hundreds of Czech children to the safety of the UK as the Nazis invaded their homeland.British stockbroker. Here Lady Milena Grenfell-Baines talks about Winton and how she was on the last train out of Prague before World War Two started.