Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Malka Sternberg - January 31, 2008


Malka Sternberg was born in Liberec, Czechoslovakia. When the Sudetenland was given to Hitler, she and her family moved to Prague. After Hitler invaded the rest of Czechoslovakia, Malka's father escaped to Russia while her mother arranged for Malka and her brother to escape to England on a transport organized by Nicholas Winton. After the war, she was reunited with her father in Israel.

  1. Introduction
  2. Religious Life
  3. Family
  4. Life Under German Occupation
  5. Life Under German Occupation II
  6. Escaping to Prague
  7. The Munich Conference
  8. Looking to Escape Czechoslovakia
  9. Father Escapes to Palestine
  10. Mother's Decision to Send Children Away
  11. Death of Brother
  12. Leaving for England
  13. Arriving in England
  14. Life in England
  15. Celebrating Rosh Hashanah in England
  16. London Bombings
  17. Education in England
  18. Religious Life in England
  19. Correspondence with Parents
  20. Mother's Experience
  21. Brother's Experience
  22. Feelings on Being Sent Away
  23. Attending a Jewish Boarding School
  24. Moving to London
  25. Relationship with Sister-in-law
  26. Fate of Mother
  27. Zionism
  28. Joining a Kibbutz
  29. Being an Army Medic
  30. Thoughts on World War II
  31. Father Receives Assistance from Japanese
  32. Thanking Barazetti and Winton
  33. Presenting Winton with a Gift
  34. Memories and Sharing Story
  35. Life After the War
  36. Reunion with Father
  37. Meeting Husband
  38. Meeting Husband II
  39. Thoughts on Father
  40. Conclusion

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