Tag Archives: father

The Tearing of War

In how many ways does war destroy? It tears at the social fabric of the attacker but even more so the attacked. It destroys infrastructure and access to food, shelter and sanitation. But one effect of war is the separation of families. Young George Trofimoff in Berlin had an extended family....

Post War France For A Russian Emigre

George Trofimoff had survived the end of the war and escaped to France. This had been the path of many White Russians. It was a story of disarray, lost family members, societal confusion and the persistent attempt to regroup and reorganize. Thus, the Russian community enclave in Paris began developing even...