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GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II

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Airs Wednesday August 22 at 9:30p, Thursday August 23 at 2a, Saturday August 25 at 2:30p on WVIA-TV

GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II tells the story of the 550,000 Jewish American men and women who fought in World War II. In their own words, veterans both famous (director Mel Brooks, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger) and unknown share their war experiences: how they fought for their nation and people, struggled with anti-Semitism within their ranks, and emerged transformed.

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