Unlikely Warrior : A Pacifist Rabbis Journey from the Pulpit to Iwo Jima Hardback
by LEE MANDEL
"Among these men there is no discrimination. No prejudices. No hatred. Theirs is the highest and purest democracy."-from "The Purest Democracy"Despite his passionate support of pacifism, Rabbi Roland Gittelsohn voluntarily joined the navy when the United States entered World War II, becoming the first Jewish chaplain assigned to the United States Marine Corps.
His remarkable story chronicles the evolution of his crisis of conscience and gives an insider's view into the battle of Iwo Jima and one of the most famous military speeches ever made.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 368 pages, 7 photos
- Publisher: Pelican Publishing Co
- Publication Date: 05/12/2014
- Category: Biography: religious & spiritual
- ISBN: 9781455619870