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Henry Wuga: A Nuremberger from Glasgow

Eyewitness Talk On Experiences and Fates of German Jews during the Nazi Era (video recording available, in German)

Henry Wuga was born to a Jewish mother and a Catholic father in Nuremberg in 1924. In 1938, his parents were able to send him to Scotland with a children’s transport and later in 1947, he could bring his mother, who had survived in hiding, to his home in Glasgow.

recording available

Map with all buildings that belong to the Jewish Museum Berlin. The W. M. Blumenthal Academy is marked in green

Where

W. M. Blumenthal Academy,
Klaus Mangold Auditorium
Fromet-und-Moses-Mendelssohn-Platz 1, 10969 Berlin (Opposite the Museum)

Video recording of Henry Wuga: A Nuremberger from Glasgow; 23 October 2017, in German; Jewish Museum Berlin

In the new series of talks, witnesses of that time who have been closely connected to the Jewish Museum Berlin for years, share their experiences and memories. They represent universal experiences of survival with their unique biographies.

What were Kinder­transporte?

Kindertransporte (“childrens’ transports”), rescue operations in 1938–39 for Jewish minors from Nazi Germany after the terror of November 1938; Britain was the main receiving country for 10,000 refugees

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Who is Henry Wuga?

Henry Wuga, *1924 in Nuremberg, emigrated to Scotland in 1939 as part of a Kindertransport, eyewitness to history

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Organized with the support of the Berliner Sparkasse.

Where, when, what?

  • When 23 Oct 2017
  • Where W. M. Blumenthal Academy,
    Klaus Mangold Auditorium

    Fromet-und-Moses-Mendelssohn-Platz 1, 10969 Berlin
    (Opposite the Museum)

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