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The Ritchie Boys: America’s Secret Weapon Against the Nazis

Otto Perl, who was dismissed from the Austrian Army in 1938 because he was Jewish, later immigrated to America. This photo shows his US Army unit at Camp Ritchie, Maryland, circa 1945. — US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Otto Perl

Hear what Ambassador Richard Schifter said about becoming a Ritchie Boy:

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