Brooklyn in Love and at War

History of World War Two Told Through Letters

Happy New Year!

Below is a letter to Alex that everyone in the family contributed to on New Years Eve, 1944-5. Some are written in Hungarian and Sylvia wishes for victory and the … Continue reading

January 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

A tremendous weakness for the pen

Let’s back up a few years. Alex and Sylvia were married in late 1941. Alex was a union organizer for the New York City sanitation workers and for the Russian … Continue reading

May 4, 2010 · 4 Comments