Jewish Soldiers Who Fought the Nazis Receive Italy's Highest Military Honor
Surviving members of the Jewish Brigade attend ceremony in Israel, relive their mission liberating Italy in the spring of 1945 and aiding Holocaust survivors. ‘I did not think of what I did as heroic’ says one former soldier
“It felt like everyone was fighting the Nazis except for us,” says Zwi Nagel, 95, of his decision to leave British Mandatory Palestine at age 18 to join fellow Jews fighting the Germans in World War II.
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