Searching for my Roots

World War II, although almost at its end, still raged in Europe and Anna was a beautiful twenty year old girl, who lived with her family in Naples, south Italy. As it was common in the south, religion and family honour was still very much alive then. Hmm….it still is, when I think about it.Anyway, as we know from history, allied troops were also stationed in Italy. So it happened that my grandma met a young, good looking English fighter pilot and they fell in love! He’s name was James.So far so good, it could be the start of a beautiful romance! Sadly, it’s not…..James had to leave for a new combat mission after a while, but not before promising her and her family that he’ll be back and they would get married as soon as possible.God, they must have been crazy for each other! It’s unimaginable, how painful it must have been to say goodbye under these circumstances.…