Dear Mom and Dad

“Dear Mom and DaD:  A Celebration of the life and service of Sergeant Herbert Rosencrans”

A Theatrical reading by Catherine Ladnier and Haya Leah Molnar



Sergeant Herbert Rosencrans, the first-born son of Jewish immigrants from Russia and Austria, was the boy every Mom and Dad wishes for and prays will become the man every Mom and Dad looks up to.

Herb’s legacy lives on not just in the memory of his family but in the letters he wrote to them which trace his love of family and country:

“We should get down on our knees and thank God every day for being born American. I fight now to come home.  I fight to deserve to come home.  May God grant me that privilege. When you crack open that champagne bottle this New Year’s Eve, look at each other and say ‘For Herb and Victory’. You will know that I’m sitting there right beside you.  Your loving son, Herb.”

Herb was killed in 1945 and awarded the Silver Star.

Free Admission; Refreshments served; RSVP suggested 202 265 6280 ask for Mary; Museum exhibits opn from 1:00pm-5:00pm -exhibit tours available.

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