GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II

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.

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Our Lives Depended on Each Other

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Jewish veterans talk about preconceptions and the value of character in World War II.



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The Jewish GI Service Broadcast Worldwide from Germany

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Jewish American forces held a historic service in Aachen, Germany during World War II.