Berlin (Aug. 1)
A special edition of the Schield, organ of the German Association of Front Soldiers, will be issued soon, dedicated to the German Jews who fell in the World War, the Association announced.
The special war issue, by means of letters from Jewish front soldiers, memoirs and historical documents, will once more show with what enthusiasm the German Jewish soldiers went to the front and with what bravery they fought for the German cause.
Among the facts gathered by the Schield are the following:
The youngest volunteer in the German army was the fourteen year old Jewish boy, Scheyer of Koenigsburg.
The oldest volunteer in the German army was the sixty-three-year-old Jew, Adolf Stern.
The first capture of an enemy flag was made by a German Jewish soldier Fischel in 1914.
Frau S. Guttman of Szillen, Upper Prussia, had eight sons in the army immediately after the outbreak of the war, all volunteers.
Frau Baum had ten sons in the German military forces.
Frau Feibusch sent eight sons into the German army.
Immediately upon the outbreak of the war thirty Jewish nurses volunteered for front service and their offer was thankfully accepted by the authorities.
The Schield declared that the facts enumerated are only a small part of the sacrifices made by the German Jews in the interests of the Fatherland.