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Catalog Number A994.161.004
Object Name Tape, Magnetic
Collection Whartman, Eliezer
Scope & Content Microcassette Audio Tapes - Interview with Eliezer Whartman - Drafted into U.S. Army in 1942 after college graduation. Edited newspapers at Army Air Bases in U.S. and then served in Philippines. Prepared educational materials for troops. Part of group of soldiers demanding to go home from Philippines after bomb dropped on Hiroshima. Sent home and discharged in Feb. 1946. Went to Jewish Theological Center and then Hebrew University on G.I. Bill in 1947. Joined Haganah after Jerusalem Post building blown up by British. Private in Israeli Army. War of Independence. Career as radio journalist in Israel.
Subjects Israel
American Veterans in Israel
Zionism
Journalism
People Whartman, Eliezer
Whartman, Leonard
Marcus, David "Mickey"
Search Terms American Veterans of Israel
Hebrew University
Jerusalem, Israel
Jerusalem, Palestine
Army Specialized Training Program
Stanford University
Philippines
Manila, Philippines
Accession number 1994.161