This Memorial Day, I'm remembering two relatives who each served in one of the 20th century's two world wars.
Berta Jickeli, Lisi Ebner’s employer and mentor in Hermannstadt/Sibiu We think of our grandparents as venerable and wise, unlikely to be impulsive, reckless, or spontaneous as youth is wont to be. But what if we could see them [...]
In 1910 Josef began a second book, this time the notebook in which I found his Military Draft notice handwritten on the first page. (See post, Drafted 100 Years Ago). After making some inquiries with Transylvanian natives, the consensus at [...]