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The hidden child [electronic resource]/ Produced by NJN Public Television.

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  • Date Published: 2009.
  • Distributor: Arlington : PBS, 2009.

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Summary, etc.: Of the 1.6 million Jewish children who lived in Europe before WWII, only 100,000 survived the Holocaust.Of the 1.6 million Jewish children who lived in Europe before WWII, only 100,000 survived the Holocaust. Most were hidden, shuttered in attics, cellars, convents or in villages and on farms. This documentary - a story of courage, hope and bravery in the face of evil and death - chronicles the wartime experiences of Maud Dahme, one of an estimated 5,000 Jewish children hidden from the Nazis by "righteous gentiles" in the Netherlands. Dahme and her younger sister, separated from their parents, were raised Christian and grew up in Dutch farm country. Holland, once viewed as a haven for Jews, proved not to be: At the start of WWII, there were 140,000 Jews in the Netherlands; at the end of the war, nearly 75 percent of the Dutch Jewish population had been exterminated, a higher percentage than in any other Western European country. Yet, with the exception of Anne Frank, the...
Subject: Documentary.
TV Series.

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