The Trans-Siberian Route: Luzie to Martha

Page

From Luzie Hatch to Martha Harf, August 30, 1940:

This letter encloses a very disappointing message for you unfortunately, and I am dreadfully sorry that I must write this note.

Arnold showed me a copy of his letter to you… Well, you should have already received this letter and know that Arnold is against you going on the long, burdensome and expensive trip over Russia and Japan.

I want to give you a personal advice now. I have information for you. I have found out that the journey through Russia has so far often been sponsored by the “Hilfsverein,” [German Jewish Aid Society]. Please contact the “Hilfsverein” immediately to work this out for you.

I strongly believe it might be easier to have Arnold do something if one could tell him that funding until Japan is ensured. I am sorry, this is the only advice I am able to give you at the moment.

This is all I can recommend to you today. I will remain being committed and will not forget all of you.

Luzie

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s