Volume on Jewish Heroes in World War Ii Published in Israel
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Volume on Jewish Heroes in World War Ii Published in Israel

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The second volume of the monumental work, "Facing the Nazi Enemy," comprising some 550 pages of accounts of Jewish heroes in the Second World War, was published here by the Organization of Nazi Victims.

The new volume includes some 30 stories told by Jewish fighters mainly from the Eastern front, accounts of Jewish war heroes in Russia, a list of 141 Jews who received the highest Soviet award, "Hero of the Soviet Union," as well as a detailed list of Jewish casualties in various countries. The book also features a pictorial section on the subject matter.

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