This video features the Holocaust years of Hildegard "Hoppa" Simon Gernsheimer who last saw her father on Kristallnacht in November of 1938. She and her sister Ruth were on the first Kindertransport to England in December of 1938. In May of 1939 her parents and sisters were on the infamous SS St. Louis which was denied entry into Cuba and the United States. Hilde and her two older sister survived the Holocaust. Her parents and younger sister were murdered in Sobibor in May of 1943.

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