The 87th Company, the Pioneer Corps

eBook (ePub)
This item has not been rated yet
Price: $3.60
History books tend to describe what happened, but the thoughts, feelings and the day-to-day details are missing. This book fills a little of the gap at least as far as the German Jews who served in the Pioneer Corps in the Second World War are concerned. Moses Jakob Kasser volunteered to serve in the British army and was placed in the 87th Company of the Alien Pioneer Corps together with a number of other Jewish volunteers with a German background. This book also contains copies of some of his correspondence (draft letters, letters, postcards, and airgraphs) in their original language (English, German, Hebrew and Yiddish) providing a treasure trove of material for further research. This book also describes a number of incidents including what happened after the official Jewish Chaplain had the audacity to repeat his previous year’s Yom Kippur sermon on the following Rosh Hashanah and accidently omitted a page without noticing, while his audience did and that led to some... More > ‘fighting in Britain’.< Less
Available in ePub Format

Ratings & Reviews

Log in to review this item
There are no reviews for the current version of this product
There are no reviews for previous versions of this product

Product Details

December 24, 2013
File Format
File Size
22.26 MB
Product ID

Formats for this Ebook

Required Software Any ePub Reader
Supported Devices Windows PC/PocketPC, Mac OS, Linux OS, Apple iPhone/iPod Touch... (See More)
# of Devices Unlimited
Flowing Text / Pages Flowing Text
Printable? Yes
Report This Content to Lulu >

Moderation of Questionable Content

Thank you for your interest in helping us moderate questionable content on Lulu. If you need assistance with an order or the publishing process, please contact our support team directly.

How does this content violate the Lulu Membership Agreement?


Listed In