The Second Generation are the children and grand-children of Holocaust survivors (the ‘45 Aid Society). Our parents survived the ghettos and concentration camps or were in hiding in Nazi-occupied Europe during the Second World War.

After the war, a particular group of young survivors left eastern Europe together to start new lives. Many eventually settled in the UK, others in North America, Australia and Israel. They have retained strong contacts and are known collectively as the 45 Aid Society ‘The Boys’.

This website was set up by their children, to tell their story and maintain their legacy.

Who are we?

Charitable organisation formed of those who came to the UK in 1945 as children and teenagers.

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What do we do?

If you would like to contribute a testimony, photographs, some news or notice of a current event.

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Can you help?

Should you wish to make a donation to help the future development of this website, please contact us.

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