Jewish Prayer Book

Description
Physical Description
Abridged Prayer Book for Jews in the Armed Forces of the United States, in drab green boards, 360 pp.
Specific History
This prayer book was owned by Sergeant Jules Herstein. He listed his military service on the inside back cover. He served five years from his induction in June 1940 until his discharge on December 5, 1945.
Object Name
book
associated dates
1940-06-01-1945-12-05
user
Herstein, Sergeant Jules
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
ink (overall material)
olive green (overall color)
Measurements
average spatial: 8.58 cm x 13.3 cm; x 3 3/8 in x 5 1/4 in
used
United States: California
United States: Hawaii
Nihon: Kanto, Ogasawara-gunto, Iwo Jima
associated place
United States: Minnesota, Minneapolis
United States: Minnesota, St. Paul
ID Number
1993.0505.01
catalog number
1993.0505.01
accession number
1993.0505
subject
Military
Judaism
Religion
ThinkFinity
event
World War II
The Great Depression and World War II
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
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Exhibition
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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