Posts Tagged ‘Grandfather’

Memorial Day Could Have Been Very Different For My Family

In April 1945, a 20 year old mother received a message that undoubtedly sent her to her knees. A hand delivered telegram informed her that her husband was injured in combat in Germany during World War II. The message didn’t provide any specific details (I’m sure that only added to her worrying), but merely said to send mail to his previous address until a new one was received. I can only imagine her questions. What… … Continue reading