The Yiddish Book Center's

Wexler Oral History Project

A growing collection of in-depth interviews with people of all ages and backgrounds, whose stories about the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture offer a rich and complex chronicle of Jewish identity.

I Was Fortunate Enough To Be Drafted

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Herb Molin, a former lawyer for the City of New York, remembers being drafted into the army during World War Two and how he received a special designation because he had lost an eye.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Herb Molin.

This excerpt is in English.

Herb Molin was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1925.