Sons and Soldiers

Sons and Soldiers

The Untold Story of the Jews Who Escaped the Nazis and Returned With the U.S. Army to Fight Hitler

Large Print - 2017
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Drawing on veteran interviews and archival research, this is an account of the lesser-known contributions of the German-born Jewish-American soldiers known as the Ritchie Boys, describing how they risked their lives to join major combat units and gather crucial intelligence from German POWs.
Publisher: New York, NY :, HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,, [2017]
Edition: First HarperLuxe edition.
ISBN: 9780062670304
0062670301
Characteristics: xvi, 662 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Prologue: Germany 1938
Saving the children
Escaping the Nazis
A place to call home
Camp Ritchie
Going back
Normandy
The breakout
Holland
The forests
Return to Deutschland
The camps
Denazification
Going home.
Summary: Drawing on veteran interviews and archival research, this is an account of the lesser-known contributions of the German-born Jewish-American soldiers known as the Ritchie Boys, describing how they risked their lives to join major combat units and gather crucial intelligence from German POWs.

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Sep 16, 2017

Interesting well told story of refugees who escaped Nazi persecution and returned to Europe as US soldiers in WWII.

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