Returning to Germany

In 1949, four years after the war and ten years after arriving in England, Ruth was told that her parents had survived the war. Her father had spent the war years in Shanghai, China, whilst her mother had survived in Germany.

How did this 14-year-old young woman deal with the news? What happened when she went back to Germany? How did she cope after such a long time in a new home and with a new family? Was it really "like the kindertransport in reverse"?

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