Tag: Van Ransbeeck
‘Guy shoots at several family members’. This is one of the Belgian headlines on August 23, 1934. They are about my great-great uncle. Léon Dreissen went from hero to anti-hero.
The Dreissen family organized a bold correspondence service for soldiers and even the Belgian government in WWI. Right from the beginning of hostilities in 1914, the Dreissen family established a free and regular correspondence service for soldiers between the front, Holland and Belgium. They also handled mail for the Belgian government and diplomacy in The…