Letter from Cuba – Part VII

(This post is a continuation of my father’s letter explaining his “reason for emigration,” which he wrote in Cuba in 1938-9. This is part 7 of 10.) We had sent our application for emigration to the US embassy in Berlin on August 23, 1938. A few days...

Letter from Cuba – Part VI

(This post is a continuation of my father’s letter explaining his “reason for emigration,” which he wrote in Cuba in 1938-9. This is part 6 of 10.) On the occasion of our trip to Berlin, my wife Ruth had made the acquaintance of the shipper/carrier...

Letter from Cuba – Part V

(This post is a continuation of my father’s letter from Cuba explaining his “reason for emigration,” which he wrote in Cuba in 1938-9. This is part 5 of 10.) Our requested (or demanded) sum for the properties at Metzstrasse 5 and Rennbahn 6 and 7 was...

Letter from Cuba – Part IV

(This post is a continuation of my father’s letter explaining his “reason for emigration,” which he wrote in Cuba in 1938-9. More excerpts to come…) Due to these circumstances we broke off our honeymoon early and arrived home again March 30....

Letter from Cuba – Part III

(This post is a continuation of my father’s letter explaining his “reason for emigration,” which he wrote in Cuba in 1938-9. More excerpts to come…)   My sister, Alice, tried to convince us, on her many trips to Paris, to sell everything...