I. Jewish Congressional Medal of Honor Winners
There have been seventeen Jewish recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor (first issued to soldiers of the Civil War):
Civil War: Six
Indian Wars: Two
Haitian Campaign: One
World War 1: Three
World War II: Three
Vietnam War: Two
A St. Louis metro-area library owns a copy of the following books unless otherwise noted. You can check ownership of a particular title at WorldCat.org . St. Louis Public Library’s catalog is available on our website.
Bendersky, Joseph W. The "Jewish Threat": Anti-Semitic Politics of the U.S. Army. New York: Basic Books, 2000.
Congregation Temple Israel (Creve Coeur, Mo.). Temple Israel in World War II: Published on the 60th Anniversary of the Founding of Temple Israel. St. Louis, Mo: 1946.
Davis, Mac. Jews Fight Too! New York: Jordon Pub. Co, 1945.
Moore, Deborah Dash. GI Jews: How World War II Changed a Generation. Cambridge, Ma: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2004.
Rosen, Robert N. The Jewish Confederates. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2000.
Rosenthal, Monroe, and Isaac Mozeson. Wars of the Jews: A Military History from Biblical to Modern Times. New York: Hippocrene Books, 1990.
Rubin, Eli. 140 Jewish Marshals, Generals & Admirals. New York: Jason Books, 1952.
Spivak, Michelle, and Robert M. Zweiman. Jewish War Veterans of the United States. Paducah, Ky: Turner Pub. Co. 1996.
Weinberg, Sidney R. Jewish Combatants in the Wars of Early America: American Jewish Combatants in the Wars of Early America : All Were Military Casualties--Killed, Wounded, Taken Prisoner, or Seriously Ill in Line of Duty, During the Early Days of the American Republic, 1776-1865. Philadelphia: Xlibris Corp, 2000. [no local owners]
Websites that provide information about Jewish American war veterans:
American Gold Star Mothers, Inc.
American Jews Serve in WWII
Famous Jewish Sailors
History of Jews in the Military
Jewish Chaplains Council
Jewish Heroes & Heroines of America
Jewish Recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor
Jewish Sailors Memorial- WWII & Vietnam
Jewish War Veterans of the United States
Jewish War Veterans Timeline
Tom Pearson, Reference Librarian
Special Collections Department
St. Louis Public Library