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Kindertransport Statue - Liverpool Street Station - London
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On the forecourt to one of London's busiest railway stations is this striking statue which depicts some of the ten thousand children who were  rescued by train from Natzi Germany and Austria to Britain between 1938 and the outbreak of World War II in 1939 and transported to Liverpool Street Station. The operation was known as Kindertransport and Frank Meisner's statue commerorating this has the same name. A few generations on and two young women enjoy a coffee and perhaps Big Mac in the spring sunshine.

Copyright: Mark schuster
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Uploaded: 01/07/2009
Updated: 17/08/2014
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Tags: transportkinder; liverpool street station; bronze statue; frank meisner; bishopsgate; east end of london; railway children; jew; jewish; refugee; nazi; hitler; war; wwii; evacuee; children; train; london; railway
  • stuart goodman about 1 month ago
    isn't it appalling that their only interest is using this powerful emotive as a seat? have they forgotten or perhaps never known what this statue represents? shame on them
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