I escaped Holocaust with new life in UK

Jan 30 2006

As Holocaust Memorial Day was marked yesterday, Rhona Ganguly spoke to a retired Birmingham nurse who managed to escape Hitler’s grasp…

In the early 1990s, Lia Lesser tuned in to a television programme about the Holocaust.

As she listened to the story of Sir Nicholas Winton, who rescued 669 Jewish children from the former Czechoslovakia before the start of the Second World War, Mrs Lesser realised how she had arrived in Britain. MORE.