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Jewish soldiers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Beck Archives Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B063
Overview

The Beck Archives Photograph Collection contains materials which reflect the rich, varied, and vibrant Jewish experience in the Rocky Mountain region, with a special emphasis on Colorado.

Ben Hoffman B'nai B'rith Gold Star

 Collection
Identifier: B352
Overview Benjamin Hoffman was killed in 1943 in the U.S. Navy. His brother Harry received permission to erect a headstone in Golden Hill Cemetery in 1949. Collection contains one framed gold star certificate related to Ben Hoffman from 1945.

Box 6, 1945-2013

 File — Box B233.04.0006: Series B233.04 [U186023258834]
Identifier: B233.04.0006
Overview (1) Scrapbook compiled by Robert Gamzey, editor of the Jewish News, in 1945 with news clippings from local and national papers all pertaining to the death of General Maurice Rose and one photograph of Rose. Also in the scrapbook is a 1958 study of local Jewish hospitals and a copy of the donation letter from Neil Goldblatt in 2013 donating his grandfather’s scrapbook to Rose Hospital and one photograph of Rose. (1) Scrapbook containing news clippings from local and national papers all...

Emanuel Saltiel, 1942-1995

 File
Identifier: b111.09.0009.0003
Overview Emanuel Saltiel was born in Bath, England in 1844 and emigrated to the United States, joining the Confederate army in 1864. In 1866 Saltiel, now a member of the Union army under the name Joseph Isaacs, was court-martialed for treason. He moved to Colorado, became involved with many of the Jewish organizations in Denver as well as businesses such as the Denver Daily Times, and invested in two mines near Cotopaxi, CO, offering to populate them with Jewish farmers and promising high wages, good...

Ernest Loeb - US Army - WWII, circa 1944

 Item
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0008.00001
Overview Photograph of Ernest Loeb and five other soldiers in uniform. Ernest is the man on the lower right, squatting. The back of the photograph reads "I'm ready to take a shit! (Don't send this picture home.)". Photograph is in black and white and was most likely taken around 1944.

Gold Star Certificate, 1945 June 8

 Item
Identifier: B352.01.0001.00001
Overview Framed gold star certificate for Ben Hoffman given by the B'nai B'rith Denver Lodge, Number One after the death of Ben Hoffman in World War II. Max Goldberg as President of the Denver Lodge signed the certificate. The certificate contains a passage from the Gettysburg address.

Harry Kadish , October 20, 1926 - June 24, 2013

 File
Identifier: B111.06.0006.0002
Overview Harry Kadish (1818-1926) was a Russian immigrant who moved to Denver in 1880. He died at the age of 108. Was Russian Cavalry Commander in the Crimean War with Turkey in the 1850s.

Letter from Ernest Loeb to Bella and Emil Loeb, circa 1946

 Item
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0011.00013
Overview This is a letter from Ernest Loeb to his parents Bella and Emil Loeb, written from Germany while Ernest was still stationed there in WWII. Ernest discusses his job prospects after his enlistment is over. He is working on the "Warcrimes commision" in the "trials" which are presumably the Nuremburg Trials. Ernest says "I have personally spoken to Goering, Doenitz, Secretary's of state, Reinhardt, Meissner, Koerner, Kaeppler Bayrhoffer, Neuman and most important of all Schacht. They don't impress...

Letter from Ernest Loeb to Emil Loeb, 12 June 1945

 Item
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0011.00001
Overview This is a letter to Emil Loeb written by his son Ernest Loeb on June 12, 1945. The letter was written when Ernest was in Germany with the U.S. Army. The letter has an associated envelope, with Ernest's rank as a "T/5" [Technician fifth grade], Emil's address, a 6 cent stamp, and is stamped by the U.S. Army Postal Service at 10 AM on June 27, 1945. The letter is written via typewriter on U.S. Signal Corps stationary. In the letter, Ernest talks about pictures that were also enclosed with the...

Letter from Ernest Loeb to family (copy), 16 June 1945

 Item
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0011.00003
Overview This is a letter from Ernest Loeb written on June 16, 1945 in Zeitz, Germany. The letter describes Ernest's trip to Darmstadt while he is stationed in Germany in the U.S. Army in Leipzig, presumably written to his parents or brother. Ernest describes his trip with the army. He states "Darmstadt is completely in ruins. I have never seen a more perfect job of destruction. They told me that all that was done in 25 minutes and that 40000 people were killed in that one raid." "Frankfurt...