Oral History: Pre-WWII

Name: Ilsa Vera Coppard

Date of Birth: September 15, 1926 

Place of Birth: Berlin, Germany

Subject: Pre-WWII conditions

Vera was born in Berlin, Germany in 1926. As things worsened for Jews in Germany, Vera's parents managed to get her to England on the Kindertransport and followed a year later. Here Vera discusses what life was like in Germany during the years leading up to their depature:

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