Tag Archives: LeHavre

Luxury

Young George Trofimoff had never experienced luxury. Growing up in his foster home in the Russian emigre enclave of Berlin, he was well cared for and was raised in a good environment. That is not to say there was an excess of goods, and, as World War II progressed, there were...

To America, or Son to Father?

The “De Grass” was scheduled to sail from Le Havre on December 5, 1947. George’s American visa had come through, and he was to be on it. The visa window for arrival was only thirty days. The “De Grass” passengers were to embark on a special train from Gore du...