The Christian Godfather of the Israeli Army

The Christian Godfather of the Israeli Army

Sadly only a few know the heroic story of Lt. Col. John Henry Patterson. Jerry Klinger, the President of the Jewish-American Society for Historic Preservation has authored a detailed account of this extraordinary man..

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