Jewish chaplain (Rabbi) Captain Manuel Poliakoff of the US Army 29th Infantry Division (center) conducting a memorial service in Schloss Rheydt, the former home of Joseph Goebbels, 18 Mar 1945.

Caption   Jewish chaplain (Rabbi) Captain Manuel Poliakoff of the US Army 29th Infantry Division (center) conducting a memorial service in Schloss Rheydt, the former home of Joseph Goebbels, 18 Mar 1945. ww2dbase
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Added Date 1 Jan 2006

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
15 Nov 2015 12:04:37 AM

This was the first Jewish service held east of the Ruhr River and was in memory of soldiers of the faith lost by the 29th Div, 9th Army. PFC Abraham Mirmelstein of Newport News, Virginia holds the Holy Scroll at left and Corporal Martin Willen of Baltimore, Maryland stands at right.

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