Nicholas Winton and the rescued generation : the story of 'Britain's Schindler' / Muriel Emanuel and Vera Gissing ; foreword Esther Rantzen.

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Main Authors: Emanuel, Muriel (Author), Gissing, Vera (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: London : Vallentine Mitchell, 2014.
Edition:Third revised edition.
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Uniform Title:Nicholas Winton and the power of humanity.
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505 2 0 |t Letter /  |r from Tony Blair --  |t Tribute /  |r by Vaclav Havel --  |g Family tree --  |t Foreword /  |r by Esther Rantzen --  |t Preface /  |r by Matej Minác --  |t Note /  |r by Sir Nicholas Winton --  |t Introduction to the first edition /  |r by Muriel Emanuel --  |t Introduction (I) to the third edition /  |r by Muriel Emanuel --  |t Introduction (II) to the third edition /  |r by Vera Gissing --  |g Part one / by Muriel Emanuel.  |t Nicholas Winton: the man  |g (Family background ; Early days: 1909-31 ; The city: 1931-39 ; Dark days: 1939-45 ; Looking forward: 1946-48 ; A change of direction: 1948 and after) --  |g Part two / by Vera Gissing.  |t The rescue mission  |g (Introduction ; Who will save the children? ; Enter Mr Winton ; Never say it can't be done ; Life is a lottery ; Those who helped ; No time to say goodbye ; The emigration game - winter 1938-39 ; Appendix) --  |t The Re-awakening  |g (You can't throw those papers away ; Getting acquainted ; What became of the children? ; New beginnings ; Coping with loneliness ; No hugs, no kisses ; Forging a bond with those in need ; Fuelled by adversity ; Coming home) --  |t The twilight years  |g (Retirement ; Life gathers pace ; Dawn of a new era ; Service above self) --  |t Vera Gissing's speech on Holocaust Memorial Day. 
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