Accession Number: NEKHC:2011.100

Object: Photographs

Category: Bernard Grunberg; Germany; Life after the Holocaust

Physical Description: Photograph; complete

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Photograph of Bernard Grunberg taken in England, in 1960. After coming to England on the Kindertransport, Bernard became a farm hand.

This photograph is part of the Bernard Grunberg Collection. Bernard was born in 1923 in Lingen, Germany. He lived with his parents and sister. As a boy Bernard experienced anti-Semitic bullying following the rise of Nazism which forced him to leave school. Bernard was studying woodwork at a Jewish college in Berlin when the woodwork shop was destroyed by fire prior to the November Pogrom. When he was 15 years old, Bernard came over to England on the Kindertransport and spent time in arriving children's camps before becoming a farm hand. Bernard later married and has been a prominent speaker at the NHCM. Bernard's father, mother and sister were all murdered by the Nazi regime. This photograph of Bernard Grunberg was taken in Weston-on-Trent, Derbyshire in 1960, when Bernard was working as a farm hand.