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Sons and Soldiers: The Untold Story of the Jews Who Escaped the Nazis and Returned with the U.S. Army to Fight Hitler

Sons and Soldiers:  The Untold Story of the Jews Who Escaped the Nazis and Returned with the U.S. Army to Fight Hitler

by Bruce Henderson,
The San Francisco Chronicle, July 28, 2017

On May 7, 1941, a month short of his 21st birthday, Werner Angress was inducted into the U.S. Army. Having fled Nazi persecution, spent time in Amsterdam and immigrated to America, Werner was not at all sure what was in store for him. Nor did he know what had happened to his father, mother and two brothers. “I only know one thing,” he wrote in his diary: “there is no laying flat for me, there is no time without fighting and without longing.”

 

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