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Stories from members of the Ritchie Boys, a secret U.S. WWII intelligence unit bolstered by German-born Jews

The Ritchie Boys were responsible for uncovering more than half the combat intelligence on the Western Front during World War II. For the many German-born Jews in their ranks, defeating the Nazis was heartbreakingly personal. Jon Wertheim reports.

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