Grandfather Came to Stay

Hedy’s maternal grandfather, Heinrich Eichel, was jailed for being Jewish, lost his home and his business.


On November 9-10, 1938, Nazi leaders unleashed a series of pogroms against the Jewish population. Listen as Hedy describe her experience during Kristallnacht.

Leaving Kippenheim

Hedy describes her feelings on the days prior to and the day of her leaving Kippenheim on the children’s transport to London.