Next Stop – Pilsen

After our emotional day in Terezín we took a day to visit Pilsen (Plzeň), about 50 miles west of Prague. It is a vibrant city (fourth largest in the country) and was given the distinction of being a European Capital of Culture in 2015. Two things that Pilsen is known for are their beer andContinue reading “Next Stop – Pilsen”

Stories Behind the Old Photos

I have written before about Lloyd Miller. He is the US Army sergeant that helped my family when they were Displaced Persons in Pilsen/Plzen Czechoslovakia in June 1945. I have two pictures of him. I asked my mother how she got them, and she remembers that he gave them to her. She also told meContinue reading “Stories Behind the Old Photos”

Thanking Lloyd Miller

To Lloyd Miller, US Army, was stationed in Plzen Czech in the spring/summer of 1945. Dear Mr. Miller: I have tried to find you several times to thank you for your service and your kindness while at the Displaced Persons camp. My mother, a 10 y.o. girl with red hair, was liberated on May 8,Continue reading “Thanking Lloyd Miller”