Obituaries

Hedwig Way

BMJ 2016; 352 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i1724 (Published 24 March 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i1724
  1. Christopher A Rieger

Hedwig Way (“Hedi”) was born in Vienna. Her paternal grandparents were Jewish. Because of this, when their country surrendered to Hitler and Hedi was only 12, she was put on the Kindertransport by her parents and arrived safely in Sweden. She was reunited with her parents in Britain—her parents had escaped from Austria just two weeks before the onset …

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