Please welcome Gary Carson to the group.
Gary, can you share with us some more on the names and experiences of your
mother and her family taken by he Russians? There may be some connections
with other members of the group.
Hi Stefan, Thank you for the invite and I have sent a request to join the
group. Also I am sending you a written history of where and what missions
and places the 101st fought in WW II. My father came through Hitlers Eagle
nest and into Austria where they remained in Zell Am Zee, Kaprun, And
My mother was born and raised in Warsaw and was there in 1939.She is the
only one of 18 family members to survive. My Uncle,Grandfather and the rest
of our family was taken by the Russians and murdered at Katyn and other
My mother was born Antonia Toska Puchalski and married an American
Sergant from the 101st Airborne Gordon F Carson. I was born in
Kaprun,Austria in 1946 in March. I knew about Katyn since I can remember and
my mother always told us that the Russians were the ones that murdered the
Poles. No one else knew what I was talking about except for the Polish
friends over the years. My children all know the story and we will never
Please let me know if I can be of any further help or if you need more
information. This web site above has a very good start. I'll be in touch.
Gary W Carson
Seattle, United States