The Windermere Children

Inside the Infirmary

Child survivors of the Holocaust are brought to an estate near England’s Lake Windermere to recuperate with the help of volunteer therapists. Without their families, they find kindship in each other and form bonds that give them hope for the future.

Inside the Infirmary


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    The Windermere Children: In Their Own Words

    58m 53s

    In the year that marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II and the Holocaust, this powerful documentary reveals a little-known story of 300 young orphaned Jewish refugees who began new lives in England’s Lake District in the summer of 1945.

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