Saturday, May 2, 2009

A Hair Cut and a History Lesson

I don't get my hair cut often enough; however, I always look forward to another visit to Horn's Barber Shop. Bob Horn's shop is on Michigan Avenue just south of Holly Hills. It's $9 for a trim and the history lesson is free. His shop is open 9AM to 4PM. (Update: Sadly, Bob succumbed to cancer in 2010.)

Bob served in Europe in the Army at the end of World War II. He was injured during the Battle of the Bulge, but recovered from his wounds to serve as an prison guard during the Nuremberg trials after the war. has a brief article about Bob's service and a request from the Virginia Holocaust Museum to include his likeness in their replica of the Nuremberg courtroom.

The next time you or your son needs a trim, visit Horn's Barber Shop. Make sure you ask him how he was wounded and what he thought about the Nazi's on trial at Nuremberg.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hey, Sounds like the best place for Wayne to get a hair cut next time we're in the area.