Soviet Jews in the Red Army

Associated Press
In this photo made Friday, April 12, 2013, Soviet Jewish World War Two veteran Semion Tzvang 89, poses for a portrait at his house in the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon. Tzvang joined the Red Army in 1941 and served in the First Ukrainian Front, a Soviet army group. He fought in Kiev, Prague and Berlin. Tzvang immigrated to Israel in 1991. About 500,000 Soviet Jews served in the Red Army during World War Two, and the majority of those still alive today live in Israel. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

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About 500,000 Soviet Jews served in the Red Army during World War Two, and the majority of those still alive today live in Israel.

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