May, 1945, Walpurga was recognized for her service to the British Military while working with Italian Partisans.
Walburga was studious, earning her Ph.D. in Classical Greek at the University of Turin, Italy, an MS in Library Science at Columbia University, and a Ph.D. in Linguistics from Indiana University. Photo from family collection, published in Express-News, San Antonio, on Dec. 2, 2009
In the U.S.A.
This is one of many scientifc books von Raffler-Engel wrote or edited, which are still sold and read today. From Amazon.com
The Little People: Unsung Heroes of Human Decency. Walburga wrote this article, collecting true stories of kindness during the Holocaust years, in 2005 “…to thank and recognize the thousands of common persons who wove a lasting fabric of decency and human values into the consciousness of modern man.”
After her retirement in 1986, von Raffler-Engel continued to lecture in linguistics all over the world. She knew eight languages. Photo from Vanderbilt View, January 2010.
Walburga participated in a Holocaust commemoration at the Tennessee State Legislature, April 22, 1993. The Observer, 4.30.93.