Friday, December 22, 2017
Modern Technology Keeps Pearl Harbor Alive-- Part 4: A Forced Letter
According to family history, Steve Trafny's Aunt veronica wrote a letter to President Roosevelt asking what had happened to him. The letter was forwarded to the Red Cross and then on to Trafny's colonel who orderted him to sit down in his presence and write his family a letter to let them know he was still alive.
Steve Trafney died in 1991 and now his story will have to be told by his family.
In his classes, John Trafney favors tow documentaries for his students: Ken Burns' "The War," a seven-part PBS documentary on World War II and "Victory At Sea."