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Military & Spies

Moe Berg

Jewish Baseball Player/Spy

A major league baseball player, brilliant scholar and World War II spy

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Wilhelm Frankl

Jewish Fighter Pilot, WW I, German Luftwaffe

Wilhelm Frankl was a fighter pilot in the German Luftwaffe during World War I who amassed 20 victories and won the Blue Max, making him a German war hero

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Frank Alexander de Pass

Jewish Lieutenant, British Army

World War I hero and first Jewish recipient of the Victoria Cross

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Maurice Rose

Jewish Maj. General, U.S. Army

From a family of rabbis he grew to become the highest ranking Jew in the United States Army

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Tibor Rubin

Medal of Honor Recipient

A survivor of Nazi concentration camps who after World War II joined the U.S. Army and became a bona fide Korean War hero

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Ben L. Salomon

Jewish Captain, U.S. Army/Medal of Honor Recipient

Single-handedly fought off scores of Japanese soldiers on Saipan posthumously earning him the Congressional Medal of Honor

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Adolphus Sterne

Jewish Politician/Military Man

A major player in the many battles against Mexico in the 1830s as well as a participant in the Cherokee Wars

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Captain Abraham Baum

Distinguished Service Cross

Led a WW II task force to rescue allied POWs

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