Monthly Archives: March 2017

“Deep in the mysteries of seed”

Saturday, Mar 31, 1945 “We are deep in the mysteries of seed,” Mommy wrote home. After laying out neat rows in the new garden beds, Daddy went to the local hardware store this morning and came home “with enough seeds … Continue reading

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America feeds a hungry world

Friday, Mar 30, 1945 Should America feed a hungry world? If so, how? A special House committee is looking into it and the White House is holding a conference on it. The very speed of Liberation has created a problem … Continue reading

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A day in the Denver sun

Thursday, Mar 29, 1945 It was so beautiful this afternoon that Daddy couldn’t resist getting outdoors after he came home from the hospital. So he and I cleaned the yard. Mommy wrote,” One of them raked the leaves and the … Continue reading

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Next year in Jerusalem

Wednesday, Mar 28, 1945 Mommy and Daddy tried all evening to call home and wish their parents good yontef. It’s the first night of Passover, the holiday that celebrates the liberation of the Hebrews from slavery in Egypt. And this … Continue reading

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What Patton did when he crossed the Rhine

Tuesday, Mar 27, 1945 I am sad today. Essie has left to go back to New York. The house is so quiet! We took her to the train station and hugged her goodbye. Mommy picked up a Chicago Tribune at … Continue reading

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My kittens and me in Denver

Monday, Mar 26, 1945 All day Mommy and Essie have been scrubbing the house and packing up all our bread. I can’t even have my favorite snack of animal crackers. Passover is coming and it couldn’t come at a more … Continue reading

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Easter eggs for Hitler

Sunday, Mar 25, 1945 Patton’s armies are 5 miles past the Rhine but two brave soldiers in this very rare photograph are leapfrogging and having a little fun in the process. The two men in this photograph are Technical Sergeant … Continue reading

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