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Joint Statement for Refugee Week

The Wiener Holocaust Library and Waging Peace This Refugee Week, The Wiener Holocaust Library remembers its refugee origins and insists that all refugees must be treated with dignity and respect. […]

Book Talk: The Island of Extraordinary Captives

In this event, Simon Parkin will speak about his new book which uses exclusive new archival material, letters and diaries to reveal the untold story of history’s most extraordinary prison camp, where Britain interned thousands of refugees during the Second World War.

Exhibition Talk: The Kitchener Camp Rescue

In this exhibition talk, Professor Clare Ungerson will discuss how it came about that 4,000 German Jewish refugee men moved from Greater Germany to live in an old army camp on the edge of the small town of Sandwich in East Kent in 1939.

Leave to Land: The Kitchener Camp Rescue, 1939

The Kitchener Camp has been largely forgotten today, this exhibition draws on materials collected by the Kitchener Camp Project and the Library to build a moving and compelling picture of this unlikely sanctuary.
Heritage Fund The Association of Jewish Refugees Federal Foreign Office
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