Book Discussion on Hitler's Jewish Soldiers

Mr. Rigg talked about his book, Hitler’s Jewish Soldiers: The Untold Story of Nazi Racial Laws and Men of Jewish Descent in the… read more

Mr. Rigg talked about his book, Hitler’s Jewish Soldiers: The Untold Story of Nazi Racial Laws and Men of Jewish Descent in the German Military, published by University Press of Kansas. In the book, Mr. Rigg explores the roles and experiences of people of Jewish or partially Jewish heritage in the German military during World War II. It was estimated up to 150,000 Germans of Jewish descent served in the war. Mr. Rigg also talked about his life, experiences, and reasons for writing the book, including his own German-Jewish ancestry. Following his presentation, he responded to questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Hitler's Jewish Soldiers

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 9, 2003
Last Aired:
Sep 28, 2003

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  • Aug 09, 2003 | 9:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 10, 2003 | 8:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 24, 2003 | 11:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 30, 2003 | 2:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 28, 2003 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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