The LettersFort Bliss Engineer's 1946 letters home to Washington Heights, NYC
From a army engineer 21-year old On a train from NYC to El Paso.
A Collection of Letters From Fort Bliss, Texas Apt # 62 Back to his German-Jewish parents.
Filmmaker, Eldest Daughter Melinda Hess Writes Her responses and emotions as she follows the paths of her Father’s letters.
Air & Space Museum WDC Advisor, Dr. Michael Neufelf, Chair of The Divison of Space History at the Air and Space Museum and author of Von Braun, Dreamer of Space
Leo Baeck Institute - German-Jewish History NYC Advisor, Dr. Frank Mecklenburg.
Real Time Historic Tweets @LFCloudcroft Follow as if it were happening today the letters of a Jewish Army Private Engineer written from Fort Bliss to his parents in Washington Heights, NYC. His observations and experience add a personal account to a national story in the recent aftermath of WWII and the Holocaust
Letter Excerpt #1 Dear Ma & Dad, I can finally tell you where I am being assigned to. They told me at personnel yesterday,
Letter Excerpt #2 ” … that I would be shipped to the Rocket Research Project at Fort Bliss, Texas.”
Letter Excerpt #3 “I haven’t been able to find out exactly where Bliss is, but I expect it is close to the New Mexico and…”
Letter Excerpt #4 “…Mexico border, in the furthermost corner. The work will deal with the German rockets and also our own.”
Letter Excerpt #5 “Give my love to Aunt Blanche, and tell her that everything is fine downstairs. Your loving son, Sandy
The One Unopened Letter From Cloudcroft, New Mexico Spring 2012 Will be opened Spring 2012…