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  • G.I. Jews: Five American Jewish Soldiers From the Big Screen

    Memorial Day is this Monday, so we thought the right thing to do would be to pay tribute to five American Jewish soldiers from the big screen:
    1. Noah Ackerman (“The Young Lions”)

    Played by Montgomery Clift in the 1958 film, Noah Ackerman was a young Jew from the Bronx forced to deal with anti-Semitism coming from the enemy — but also in his own ranks. In a very emotional ending scene, Ackerman was forced to confront the horrors of the Holocaust as his company liberates a Nazi death camp. Added bonus: The movie also features Marlon Brando and Dean Martin.
    Find out who the rest are after the jump. More ▸