soldierboy - Dear Mom and DadPhoto of Herb in Uniform - Dear Mom and DadNovember 11, 2013 Veterans Day, Washington, D.C. 2PM
Museum of American Jewish Military History
Dear Mom and Dad – A Theatrical Reading

A commemoration of the life, service and sacrifice of Corporal Herbert Rosencrans. Through his letters home, Herb chronicles his service to his country and love of home. Herb served with distinction and valor exemplifying those honored on this day.  Herbert Rosencrans was born in New York City October, 1923 to Eva and Alvin Rosencrans–the first born son of Jewish immigrants from Russia and Austria. Herb was the boy every Mom and Dad wishes for and prays will become the man every Mom and Dad looks up to. To learn more about the proud history of Jews in the American military, please visit the Museum’s website www.nmajmh.org.