Aug 15, 2023Liked by Katja Hoyer

Interesting chat. It has similarities to the story of Frank Foley, crediting with saving up to 10000 Jews with his deliberately rather flexible approach to issuing visas in the thirties. He even used to go into concentration camps to persuade Nazis that prisoners had been issued visas but been interned before they could receive them. His grave and statue are very close to me in Stourbridge.

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Aug 12, 2023Liked by Katja Hoyer

Enjoyed this with my morning coffee. I know a little of the thoroughly inadequate pre-war response of the UK and US, one can always learn more. I think in the UK we assume events such as the Kindertransport are typical of our pre-war response when in reality it was an outlier. And did not enjoy official support. I wonder if the forthcoming move about Sir Nicholas Winton will generate more debate? Top chat, Katja.

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