Monthly Archives: December 2011

“Now we are engaged in a great civil war”

The other day I was browsing through GenealogyBank articles that featured my great great grand uncle, Raphael Tobias, a magistrate in NYC. Most of the articles were what I was expecting (cases he presided over, Sons of Veterans activities, and the … Continue reading

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Pictures From Iwo Jima: an update

Today is the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which inevitably has led me to thoughts of my Pop Pop. He wasn’t there that day, but the events that took place led him to join the Air Force … Continue reading

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