Articles by Brooke Kaulius
May 27, 2019
Things didn't seem to line up for Brooke Kaulius as she listened to her husband's grandmother's anecdotes about the Second World War. Some digging around revealed information about a family history that suggests a far darker past than she's been led to believe.
Adam, a former police officer, was working as an accountant at the time; he told Zita the rocking horse was a present from his boss What I do know: Once I made the connection between the rocking horse and the Jews of Rietavas, the flutter left me. Was I wrong about the rocking horse? Was it simply an extravagant gift, unrelated to what happened in Rietavas and Telsiăi? After taking their possessions, Adam and the rest of the white partisans took the 200 Jews to Telsiăi