Freddie - a refugee in France

Freddie was an Austrian Jew born in Vienna. After the Nazis annexed Austria on 12 March 1938 Freddie escaped to Belgium.

In this video Freddie remembers life as a refugee in Belgium and France before the outbreak of war. He also remembers how life changed when the Nazis invaded during the spring of 1940.

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