Defying The Nazis: The Sharps' War

Gerda's Story

Clip | 2m 21s Video has closed captioning.

Gerda Mayer of Vienna recalls saying good bye in 1939 to her parents as she boarded a plane to England as part of the Kindertransport (Children's Transport), a series of rescue missions that saved thousands of Jewish children. The rest of Gerda's family was killed in the Holocaust.

Aired: 09/21/16

Rating: NR

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