This Day in Jewish History / A Jewish War Hero Plays Christmas Carols at Guadalcanal

Yet Dov-Ber Rosofsky, aka Barney Ross, concealed his career as a champion boxer from his mother.

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On December 24, 1942, U.S. Marine Barney Ross, who just a few years earlier had been the world welterweight boxing champion, played the organ as he accompanied Father Frederic Gehring in leading 700 marines in...