How a US soldier saved the lives of 200 Jews
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How a US soldier saved the lives of 200 Jews

 

Roddie Edmonds is the first US soldier to receive Israel's Righteous Among the Nations honor, 70 years after he risked his life to save 200 Jews. The native of Knoxville, Tenn., was captured in the Battle of the Bulge in late 1944 and held at German POW camp Staleg IXA, according to Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum....

 

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Marion J Chard
Proud Daughter of Walter (Monday) Poniedzialek
540th Engineer Combat Regiment, 2833rd Bn, H&S Co, 4th Platoon
There's "No Bridge Too Far"
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Saw this article the other day. My kids sometimes ask why a get 2 WWII magazines and 2 different WWII quarterlies when WWII was 70 years ago. This is the kind of thing I tell them about - there's always something new. Hard to believe, but true.

Maj Todd O. USMC, Retired
Grandson of LTC John O'Brien
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Well thank goodness for that. So glad they have you and you won't let them forget.

Marion J Chard
Proud Daughter of Walter (Monday) Poniedzialek
540th Engineer Combat Regiment, 2833rd Bn, H&S Co, 4th Platoon
There's "No Bridge Too Far"
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