This Day in Jewish History / A U.S. Army Chaplain Makes the Ultimate Sacrifice

Rabbi Alexander D. Goode gave up his life vest to save soldiers after their vessel was struck by a German torpedo in 1944.

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On February 3, 1944, Rabbi Alexander D. Goode, a U.S. Army chaplain on the U.S. Army Transport, died after giving up his life vest to other soldiers on the...