The National Archives Podcast Series

The National Archives

Government & Organizations, National

Chart Positions

National 13
Government & Organizations 26

Listen to talks, lectures and other events presented by The National Archives of the United Kingdom.


Kindertransport: Britain's rescue plan

February 26th, 2010

Episode 131 of 474 episodes

The Wiener Library holds many personal accounts of children evacuated from Nazi Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia between December 1938 and September 1939. Using individual first-hand accounts sourced from The Wiener Library and documents held at The National Archives, this talk gives insights into how Britain dealt with the refugee children who arrived on the Kindertransports and the difficulties they faced.

Featured Podcast