Skip to main content

Jewish soldiers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

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

 File
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0011.00002
Abstract 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...
Dates: 16 June 1945

Letter from Walter Schuckman to Ernest Loeb, 16 September 1945

 Item
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0011.00006
Abstract This is a letter written by Walter Schuckman to Ernest Loeb, written on September 16, 1945 at the St. Paul's Cathedral Choir School in London, England. In the letter, Walter asks Ernest whether or not Ernest had received his previous letter, and says that he is also going to write to Ernest's brother Frank Loeb that day. He also says that Frank had sent Walter a clipping of Ernest's "report about D."
Dates: 16 September 1945

Loeb Family Documents, 1945-1946

 File
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0011
Abstract File contains letters sent back and forth between Ernest, Frank, and Emil Loeb, and their family friend Walter Schuckmann during 1945 and 1946.
Dates: 1945-1946

Loeb Family Photographs, circa 1940-1959

 File
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0008
Abstract File contains twenty six (26) photographs from circa 1940 to 1959. Photographs include: family portraits of Ernest, Dorothy, Larry, and Ron, pictures of Larry and Ron as children, wedding pictures of Dorothy Katz Loeb, a propeller plane at Cuyahoga County Airport in Ohio, a photograph of Ernest Loeb from his time in the US Army in WWII, Ron Loeb as a baby, a picture of Emil Loeb in a small metal frame, as well as several unidentified people.
Dates: circa 1940-1959

Moish in Philippines, 1945-08-15

 Item
Identifier: B194.01.0001.0001.00004
Abstract This is a photo of a soldier in the Philipines on August 15, 1945 which was sent to Lillian Fogel Rubin. There is a short letter inscribed on the back that reads: "Luzon, Philippine Islands | To my old gal friend + thoughts of the many swell times we had together. Love Moish. 15 Aug 45."
Dates: 1945-08-15

Oral History Interview with Fred Wahl, 1984 April 14

 Item
Identifier: B098.16.0012.00017
Abstract Interview covers life experiences in Poland in the early 1930s, increasing antisemitism. Escaped to Cuba in 1936 and then came to America. Joined the US Army, experience of the war from the army perspective. Reuniting with his sister, only surviving member of his family. Experience in postwar America and attitudes toward America, family and Jewish organizations.
Dates: 1984 April 14

Portrait of Philip Trounstine, circa 1870

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0047.00107
Abstract Portrait of Philip Trounstine dressed in a captain's cavalry uniform of the U.S. Civil War. Trounstine married Mollie Wisebart and managed Abraham Jacob's Denver store as well as working as a volunteer firefighter becoming the first fire chief of Denver, Colorado.
Dates: circa 1870

Scrapbook, 1929 - 1944

 Item
Identifier: B407.02.0002.00008
Abstract This scrapbook contains family photos of the Loeb Family starting around 1929 and ending around 1944. The scrapbook itself is covered with a multicolored striped fabric and bound with a decorative fabric cord. The pages are black, and there are pages of spiderweb patterned tissue paper between each page. Many pictures are loose in the book. The front of the book has pictures of Ernest Loeb as a child, and later pages have pictures of Ernest as a soldier in WWII.
Dates: 1929 - 1944

Sidney Israelski Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B255
Abstract

Sidney Israelski (1897-1986) was in the United States Army in both World War I and World War II. After his brief service in World War II, he went to work in the defense industry at Winter-Weiss Company in Denver, Colorado, where he worked until he retired. This collection contains photographs, documents, and World War I medals and dog tags belonging to Israelski. This collection shows the experience of a Jewish World War I soldier.

Dates: 1918-1980; Majority of material found within 1918-1919