Month: March 2014

Ernest Pokersnik, “B E Larceny”, 7 May 1946

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Ernest Pokersnik’s father left Slovenia at the turn of the century and worked for forty years in Bessemer’s brick and cement factories. Ernest’s mother died when he was young, and he spent some time in Morganza reform school for larceny. His sentence was lengthened when he broke into the Croatian club to steal two bottles of beer while on parole. He became a mechanic. During the war, he repaired fighters and bombers in an air […]