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Samuel Singer’s Military Service

Samuel Singer’s Military Service

This is Day 6 in the Family History Writing Challenge. I tend to be irreverent in my family history discussions — both because I tend to be irreverent about everything and if I didn’t laugh about certain topics, I would cry. This last was the case with the discussion of Samuel Singer’s military service (orContinue Reading

Pondering Jewish European Patriotism

Pondering Jewish European Patriotism

I learned the other day that my current family history subject, Ezriel Kornmehl, had volunteered to serve in the Polish-Bolshevik War in 1921, and that he is listed in the Polish Officer’s Year Book (as Esriel Kornmehl) for 1923 and 1924. I dutifully set out this morning to look into the details of his militaryContinue Reading