Denver (Apr. 5)
Rabbi C. H. Kauvar, who confirmed Maj. Gen. Maurice Rose at 13, thirty-three years ago, paid tribute to the slain hero’s military ability and his love for country, family and religion, at Yiskor services at the Beth Hamerosh Hagodol Synagogue today.
More than 500 persons attended the moving memorial services. Maj. Gen. Albert Snead, commanding officer of the Fourth District AAF, ATC, spoke at the services of General Rose’s courage, leadership, and said he was a great credit to his country and his people.
In a radio memorial program for Gen. Rose, Rabbi Herbert Friedman of Temple Emanu-El said “General Rose was a symbol, combining the 20th century vision of the Jew with the 20th century ideals of America – blending both into the figure of an active fighter for democracy.” Mayor Ben Stapleton of Denver said justice must be done and the Nazis punished for the General’s murder.