Many Jewish veterans of WWII were mistakenly given Christian gravestones. Operation Benjamin is trying to fix that.
Recalling battles between nations, and between relatives, at a family funeral
Saying goodbye to the soldiers who fought in WWII
The untold story of how a group of Jewish WWII veterans met tragic ends in Israel’s early days
Even though he always insisted, ‘I didn’t do anything,’ my father finally got the military medals he earned in WWII—and I finally heard his stories about his service
How a Jewish-American soldier in WWII survived in a POW camp—and even managed to celebrate Passover under the Nazis’ noses
By offering veterans free college educations, the landmark 1944 legislation offered unprecedented upward mobility for many—but not all
Chasing the ghosts of my uncle, who was killed in action in Normandy during WWII
May Day: Portraits of the Jewish soldiers who fought in World War II under the flag of Communism
A Vietnam veteran wanted to bring to the theater a story about his father, a veteran of World War II. It meant facing the horrors of war with brutal honesty and love.
My father wasn’t in Pearl Harbor on that infamous day, but the attack changed the course of his life
Through a portrait of a war vet who loved children, a glimpse of a lost Jewish-American world
A tour of the cemeteries maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission reveals oases of calm—but few living visitors
Tired of being portrayed as ‘bloodthirsty murderers,’ three former infantrymen launch a website to help improve the image of Israel’s military
American veterans of the Israeli army face alienation from their peers in both countries. A group called Aluf Stone gives them a place to belong.