In November 1941 a group of Jewish citizens had to gather in the yard of the highschool Am Barkhof in Bremen for deportation to Minsk. My father’s father, who was teacher at that school, told his students to watch out of the classroom window: “This is the saddest day this school has ever witnessed so far”, he commented, according to a later account of one of his students. “Don’t forget this day ever in your life!” –
We are currently shooting an interview series with my father about his childhood in Nazi Germany. Come back to watch from September 2016!