Soviet Jews in the Red Army

Associated Press
In this photo made Wednesday, April 17, 2013, Soviet Jewish World War Two veteran Michael Sandler, 93, poses for a portrait at his house in Jerusalem, Israel. Sandler joined the Red Army, in 1939, serve the 3rd Guards Tank Army, 91st Separate Tank Brigade; in Stalingrad, then in Berlin and Prague until the end of the war. Sandler 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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