Poems

Poems from Rohna Survivors and their Kin

TRSMA Poems

The secret by Kaitlin Drajewicz

How could they keep this a secret, of such a wretched thing? The men on the ships were told it ...
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TRSMA Poems

Day after Thanksgiving by Al Riches

Climbing down from the train, the air smells fresh and sweet. As I walk, wet, yellow leaves drift around my ...
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TRSMA Poems

He Tried to Tell Me by Lorraine Conlin

In memory of my father, Anthony N. LoFrese 853rd Engineers Aviation Battalion I found a scripted poem On paper torn ...
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TRSMA Poems

The Great Rohna

It was on a Friday evening Just about five o'clock When the great "Rohna" Began to reel and rock. The ...
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TRSMA Poems

The Sinking of the Rohna

We left Oran the twenty-fifth Of November forty three On His Majesty's ship the "Rhona" And headed out to sea ...
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TRSMA Poems

The Great Ship Rohna by Emerson D. Snyder

It was on a Friday evening in November, And the wind was very high, When we got the report, There ...
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TRSMA Poems

The Pioneer Comes Through by Louis DiFolco

December 30, 1943 on the USS Pioneer Now fill up your glasses folks, and turn off the the jazz, Everyone ...
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The Last of our Troopship by Marvin Marx

This poem was  written by Marvin Marx and submitted by his son: Twas the day after Thanksgiving And all through ...
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2020 Reunion

2020 Reunion Has Been Cancelled


Friends,

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, and with sad hearts, we have decided to cancel the 2020 Rohna reunion.

We believe it is the right course of action to take for the health and safety of our members.

We have already rescheduled the reunion in Salt Lake City, Utah to June 10-13, 2021. Even though the travel and hotel industries have been hit hard by this health crisis, they have guaranteed us the same room rates.


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We are looking forward to seeing all of you in June 2021!

Your Reunion Coordinators

 


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