Re: US Jewish Chaplains in WWII #general


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Fellow Researchers,

Claire Petersky wrote:
"I am interested in finding a book about Jewish chaplins in the US military
during the Second World War. I'm willing to settle for a book about either
the history of Jewish chaplins in general in the US military, or one about
Jewish involvement in the military during that war."

There is a book entitled "Rabbis in Uniform - The Story of the American
Jewish Military Chaplain" edited by Chaplain Louis Barish (United States
Army), published by Jonathan David Publishers, copyright 1962 by the
Association of Jewish Chaplains.

The book gives a brief history of Jewish chaplains in the US military and
short stories of many of the chaplain's individual experiences as related
by themselves.

Good luck in your research.

Robert Silverstein
Aurora, Colorado
RoMaSi@aol.com

Researching: BROCKMAN, FLAMENDORF/FLOMENDORF, FRIEDLANDER, HOFFNUNG,
JALOSHINSKY, KAUFMAN, MERVES, NUSBAUM, PRSYSTANCSYK, SILVERSTEIN,
ZDALEKA/ZDALEKIER/ZDYXALSKI

Although both Rabbi Irving Tepper (as noted by Burt Schreiber) and Rabbi
Abraham Klausner (as noted by David Lewin) are listed in the appendix,
neither have stories incorporated in the text of the book.

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