‘My Great-Grannie marched into the Gestapo…’

Former WQXR presenter Naomi Lewin is in Mainz, Germany, to honour an ancestor who stood up to the tormentors.

“My 80-year-old great-grandmother put on her hat, marched into Gestapo headquarters, and told them, “I gave two sons to Germany in the war, and you will give me my third one back!” says journalist Naomi Lewin. And they did.

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