Re: German Jews incarcerated in England/Scotland during WW2 #holocaust #germany


Eva Lawrence
 

My father was interned in the Isle of Man in 1940, as were almost all German and Italian men of military age, after a German U-boat had sunk a British ship with an enormous loss of life, and public opinion hardened. He was only released after my mother had obtained a visa for emigration to a South American country.  We didn't take it up, and he found work instead, since conscription left vacancies which people like him could fill. . Many German refugees found such niches and made a success of their lives - see Dr Anna Nyburg's recent book 'The clothes on our backs' about refugees' innovations in the clothing industry

Eva Lawrence

St Albans,UK.

 
 

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Eva Lawrence
St Albans, UK.

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