Times Past

November 9, 2013

Jewish soldier's bad German saved his life during World War ll

Max Gendelman was in deep trouble when he was captured by the Nazis on Dec. 16, 1945. He was a sniper attached to the 99th Infantry and he was Jewish.

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About Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger is a professor emeritus of history at Cal Poly and past president of the California Mission Studies Association.