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- The Fighting Rabbis: Jewish Military Chaplains and American History , by Albert Slomovitz.
Covering a period that ranges from the Civil War to the present, this book has a chapter devoted to Jewish chaplains that served with the US Military during World War II.
- A Jewish Colonel in the Civil War: Marcus M. Spiegel of the Ohio Volunteers, by Marcus M. Spiegel.
A collection of letters, written by Spiegel to his wife, during the Civil War.
- The Jewish Confederates, by Robert N. Rosen.
An account of the Jewish men who served in the Confederate army, and their reception by their fellow Confederates.
- The Jews of West Point: In The Long Gray Line, by Lewis Zickel.
The book is divided into three parts. The first is an account of the role of Jews in military history and at West Point. The second part is autobiographical. The final part of the book consists of excerpts from a questionnaire Zickel sent to each of the 630 living Jewish graduates of West Point.
- Lieutenant Birnbaum: A Soldier's Story, by Meyer Birnbaum.
Growing up Jewish in America, liberating the D.P. camps, and a new home in Jerusalem.
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