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Jewish Aviators in World War II: Personal Narratives of American Men and Women

Bruce H. Wolk ; foreword by Sheldon A. Goldberg
Format
Book
Published
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc. Publishers, [2016]
Language
English
ISBN
9780786499953 (softcover : alk. paper)
Summary
"Based on interviews with more than 100 Jewish air veterans, this oral history features the recollections of pilots, crew members and support personnel in all theaters of combat and all branches of the service, including Jewish women of the Women Airforce Service Pilots. The subjects recall their combat experiences, lives as POWs and anti-Semitism in the ranks"--
Contents
  • 1. Where we came from
  • 2. The war within
  • 3. The stars on my wings: Europe
  • 4. The stars on my wings: the Pacific and CBI
  • 5. "H" stands for Hebrew
  • 6. My brother's keeper
  • 7. The return
  • Epilogue
  • Appendix I: Roster of interviewees
  • Appendix II: An interview with Philip L. Elbaum, LCSW
  • Appendix III: The fate of downed allied airmen in Germany in World War II.
Description
pages cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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