Tracing the family

SptizingseeSarah and I went to Bavaria this spring to trace where the family fled at the end of the war. At Dachau, we found the public record cards listing their arrival… but no record of their departure. And we went into the Alps, to the wooden huts where they made their last refuge. We spoke to archivists and locals, building up a picture of what happened in those terrible, chaotic last weeks of conflict.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.