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Italian special forces soldier after a 36 hour engagement with Taliban forces.

The Eyes of War. Thousand yard stare.Photograph of Antonio Metruccio, an Italian Special Forces Soldier, taken after a 72 hour battle in Afghanistan.

Splendidly cute matching mother-daughter fashions from 1944.

Splendidly cute matching mother-daughter fashions from

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Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport

Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport

Schlesinger in Vienna in 1928 but was raised in Czechoslovakia. When it was occupied by Germany in 1938, he was sent to England as part of the kindertransport.  His parents were later killed in the Holocaust.  Schlesinger became a journalist after the war. In 1950, he moved to Canada. He reported from Hong Kong, Paris, Washington and Berlin, the Vietnam War, the fall of the Berlin Wall and  the fall of the Iron Curtain including the Velvet Revolution in his homeland of Czechoslovakia

Joe Schlesinger

Joe Schlesinger was a foreign correspondent for CBC for 28 years, covering natural disasters, political upheavals and conflicts from Vietnam to the Persian Gulf. In the Canadian Journalism Foundation honoured Schlesinger for his body of work.

CLICK THROUGH the pic for ticketing and event information. CRUSHED $12, Thomas Hampton Reviews, Kid Blink Productions, Underground Theater, Hollywood Fringe Festival, Kiersten Lyons, CRUSHED, Humor, KidBlink Productions, Kiersten Lyons, Love, Redemption, Sex, The Underground Theater

HS buddy Kiersten Lyons turned hilarious writer/actor in Crushed!

Harris House was a home for girls from the Kindertransport at 27 Argyle Road in Southport. Opened in 1939 by the Livingstone Family, the house was consecrated by Rabbi Dr. Silverstone as a hostel ‘for young ladies up to eighteen years of age.’  The Rabbi was a close friend of the girls, and Judaism maintained an important aspect of the houses and of the girl’s identity.

"Group portrait of Jewish refugee girls who came to Great Britain on a Kindertransport. Liesl Scherzer is pictured second from the right in the top row." (Credit: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Alisa Tennenbaum)

Between Dec. 1938 and Sept.1939 nearly 10,000 Jewish refugee children were admitted to Britain from Germany, Austria, and Czechoslovakia. Jewish organisations and Christian groups  raised money to support them. On arrival, most of the children were housed in reception centres while foster families were found. Many of the first  went to Dovercourt Bay Holiday Camp, near Harwich. This card was made and signed by the young refugees as a thank you to Mr and Mrs Bond, the camp manager and his…

Thank you card for a Jewish holiday camp in England, c. late -- This card was made and signed by the young refugees as a thank you to Mr and Mrs Bond, the camp manager and his wife.

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