Our prayer room was devastated. The image is seared into my memory

Eighty-one years on, a survivor of the pogrom tells his story, from being attacked by a member of the Hitler Youth to arriving in the UK on the Kindertransport

By 1938, we were banned from using the park benches’ The Cologne headmaster who was instrumental in saving my life was murdered by the Nazis


► I WAS born in Berlin in 1929, the eldest of three children. In 1936 my family moved to Breslau, now Wroclaw in Poland, where my father Harry had been appointed head of the Jewish realgymnasium (school) on the Rehdigerplatz. Eighteen years earlier he...

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