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National Museum of American Jewish Military History

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

History Hit

24 Nov 2020

About National Museum of American Jewish Military History

The National Museum of American Jewish Military History is dedicated to exploring the roles of Jewish Americans in US military history.

This includes their contributions in the armed forces and in the fight against prejudice, particularly anti-Semitism.

Amongst the galleries within the National Museum of American Jewish Military History is its hall of heroes with its stories of bravery by Jewish Americans together with artefacts such as medals of honour.

There are exhibits about specific heroes such as the American World War I spy Major General Julius L. Klein and more general exhibits, such as the one looking at the efforts of Jewish GIs in post Second World War Europe.

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