WellesleyWeston Magazine

WINTER 2017/2018

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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Twenty-three years ago, the Bussgangs attended the ceremonies in Italy marking the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Monte Cassino. While the couple was joined then by a few of Julian's high school friends from Palestine who also were soldiers in Anders' Army, as well as by some 20 buses filled with dignitaries, veterans, and their com- panions, the Bussgangs participated without other family members joining them. From Generation to Generation For the 73rd anniversary trip, two family members accompanied Julian and Fay Bussgang: their daughter, Jessica, and granddaughter, Raquel — who traveled from Morocco where she was on a Fulbright Scholarship. "Raquel promised me that she would tell my seven other grandchildren all about her experience in Italy honoring Anders' Army," reflects Julian. "L'dor, v'dor. From generation to generation." Julian Bussgang with his wife, Fay; daughter, Jessica Rosenbloom; and grand- daughter, Raquel Rosenbloom at the ceremonies held at the Polish Cemetery in Monte Cassino 75 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | w i n t e r 2 0 1 7 / 2 0 1 8

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