Canada’s 17,000 Jewish fighting military personnel in WWII [forwarding blog-post by Ellin Bessner]

Karen Reeds's picture

I think that the blog posts by Ellin Bessner (at https://www.ellinbessner.com/blog/ ) should be of interest to many H-War subscribers. She has been memorializing the WW II experiences of Jewish members of the Canadian military. Here's a sample in honor of VE Day 75:

(My late mother-in-law's first love was a Canadian soldier who was killed on D-Day. Our family is grateful to Ellin for putting us in touch with his family decades later.)

Karen Reeds, PhD, FLS

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