This Memorial Day, I'm remembering two relatives who each served in one of the 20th century's two world wars.
Celebrating Women's history month, I'd like to introduce you to an extraordinarily artistic and talented woman: my mother’s mother, Alöisia Koroschetz, née Woschkeruscha (VAUSH-ker-UZH-uh). (She was nicknamed Luisa in Austria, Louise, in America. My mom and I both share the same middle name, after my maternal grandmother).
Ebner’s best buddy, Frank Von Arx, wrote him on Feb. 2, 1943. Seventy years ago today, Von Arx’s mom took her turn filling Ebner in on the home front. She reports her mother is dying. I’ve edited the letter for [...]
Lt. Frank Ebner Gartz DOB 1924 This Veteran’s Day, I’m remembering two relatives who each served in one of the two world wars. World War II My dad’s younger brother, Frank Ebner Gartz, was a navigator in the [...]