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GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II

In their own words, veterans both famous and unknown share how they fought for their nation and people, struggled with anti-Semitism within their ranks, and emerged transformed.


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GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II tells the story of the 550,000 Jewish American men and women who fought in World War II. In their own words, veterans both famous (director Mel Brooks, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger) and unknown share their war experiences: how they fought for their nation and people, struggled with anti-Semitism within their ranks, and emerged transformed.