Name: "Retracing a WWII Journey to Safety"
Date: August 28, 2019
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT
In "Retracing a WWII Journey to Safety—My Family’s Escape from Poland to the U.S." David Manski recounts how his father and family fled Poland in December, 1939, to escape the approaching Nazis. Nearly 76 years later, David and his wife Shira Singer retraced their family's route through Poland, Belarus, Lithuania, Russia, and Japan. Their talk will highlight their experiences following this journey, including traveling across Russia on the Trans-Siberian Railway.