“Snow-Clad is the Plain, and the Moon is White, Covered with a Shroud is my Country Side. Birches Dressed in White are Crying as I see. Who is Dead, I wonder? Is it Really Me?” {S. Esenin, 1925} A LETTER TO HOME

“How do you do do, my dear parents and sister Emma? I’m o’kay, glad to meet you at home. I […]

The Only Legacy My Father Left for Me was an Insatiable Quest for My Connections to the Heritage of the Motherland (“The Czech Legion 1914-20”, Men-at-Arms-447, Osprey Publishing, David Bullock* Illustrated by Ramiro Bujeiro, 2009.

This is why I am interested in the Czech legion (1914-20) because my father Viktor Holly had many friends from […]