Prince Charles' pride for grandmother who sheltered Jews





The Prince of Wales has told "Kindertransport" refugees how "incredibly proud" he felt of his grandmother for sheltering Jewish refugees when the Second World War broke out.

Prince Charles met a member of the "Kinder" - now elderly citizens - and their families over tea at a reunion in north west London, to mark the 70th anniversary of the decision to allow thousands of children into Britain from Nazi-occupied Europe.

In a short speech to the gathering, he told how his paternal grandmother, Alice, Princess Andrew of Greece, took in a Jewish family when she was living in Athens.
He said: "That's one reason why I wanted to be with you today because my grandmother would have approved. She was a very remarkable lady."

He said he was "incredibly proud a member of my family did the right thing.



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