Bye bye, little sparrow: The hunger winter of 1944

The hunger winter of 1944

Pete Myers and Bert Steinkamp present a documentary about the Dutch hunger winter of 1944. People who lived through this horrible period towards the end of the Second World War talk about their experiences eating tulip bulbs, sugar beets, and just about anything else, and how they managed to survive. Thousands didn’t. 

Producer: Bob Uschi

Presenters: Pete Myers & Bert Steinkamp

Broadcast: October 30, 1985