Travel Back in Time
Experience the lives of a German American and his family in Germany during the tumultuous years 1914-1947. Dear Willy is about contrasts, love and loyalties. Willy Geheb was an adventurer; he faced the ocean voyage, hard labor and horrible living conditions. Letters to and from Germany became the lifeline for the Geheb family as they shared concerns, triumphs and tragedies.
Meyer Luckman was the father of Sid Luckman, star quarterback of Erasmus High in Brooklyn, Columbia University and the Chicago Bears. Luckman's father was an illiterate German-Jewish immigrant who made a fortune in the trucking business. In March 1935 Meyer was indicted with two other employees for murdering a shipping clerk. The case gripped New York City for several years in 1935-1936.