Brooklyn boy in a German medical school 1932

Wednesday Feb 23, 1944postcardKoln, Germany_01

At first, everything went well for my father in Germany. He sent home a postcard with cheery details about settling in. Aside from studies, his life was a round of evenings in beer halls. He took up pipe-smoking and grew a moustache. He made local friends – his Yiddish gave him a leg up on German – and even had a German girlfriend. Here’s where he lived in the fall semester, 1932.

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