Though one of the most thoroughly documented events of the 20th century, certain aspects of WWII are still relatively unknown; this affecting documentary examines one. In 1938, as Jews in Germany, German-occupied Austria and the German-annexed portion of
Czechoslovakia were looking to flee the homelands that had turned on them, the government of Great Britain extended a humanitarian offer. They would place Jewish youngsters (up to 17 years of age) with English foster families, until such time as they could return home. The kindertransports
were suspended when war erupted the following year, but some 10,000 children (kinder
) were saved. "I would claim ...