Sunday, January 27, 2013

Haiku: Kindertransport

Great Britain: The children of Polish Jews from the region between
Germany and Poland on their arrival in London on the "Warsaw".
Photographed February 1939
Rescue the children
Darkness of war is coming
They are the future

Kindertransport-The Kindertransport was a rescue mission that took place during the nine months prior to the outbreak of the Second World War. The United Kingdom took in nearly 10,000 predominantly Jewish children from Nazi Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Poland, and the Free City of Danzig. 

January 27 is International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Carpe Diem #107, Children
Haiku Heights #206 - Rescue