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'Ritchie Boys' Were Jews Who Interrogated Germans:

Discussion in 'Concentration, Death Camps and Crimes Against Huma' started by Elinor Florence, Apr 8, 2015.

  1. Elinor Florence

    Elinor Florence Active Member

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    AN INCREDIBLE STORY -- My new friend Hank Herzberg of Chicago, almost 96 years old, escaped from Nazi Germany, enlisted in the US Army, and returned to interrogate German POWs as one of the "Ritchie Boys." Click on the link below to read the whole story. Please share this one, folks -- Hank's story deserves to be widely read!

    www.elinorflorence.com/blog/ritchie-boys

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    "Knowledge that is not shared is lost". Thanks so much for sharing the memories of these men.
     
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    Another great story Elinor. Thank you for posting. It is wonderful that Hank was able to contact you in regards to his old friend. Your blog is an excellent resource and it's evidenced by the connection readers are making.
     
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    Elinor Florence Active Member

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    AN INCREDIBLE STORY -- My new friend Hank Herzberg of Chicago, almost 96 years old, escaped from Nazi Germany, enlisted in the US Army, and returned to interrogate German POWs as one of the "Ritchie Boys." Click on the link below to read the whole story. Please share this one, folks -- Hank's story deserves to be widely read!
    www.elinorflorence.com/blog/ritchie-boys

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    (p.s. I accidentally posted this topic earlier under WW2 films, and I don't know how to delete it. My apologies).
     

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    LRusso216 Graybeard Staff Member Patron  

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    Elinor, I merged and moved the posts. A truly remarkable story. You have an incredible array of contacts and your writing is impeccable. Well done.
     
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    Thanks, LRusso! I appreciate your help. And thanks for the comment as well.
     

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