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Roddie’s Code: A Lone Soldier Saves Jewish POWs from the Nazis

When: January 28, 2020 11:15 AM to 12:30 PM
Where: Miami Dade College-Homestead
500 College Terrace
Homestead, FL
Organizer: Daniel Reed
Contact: Daniel Reed at dreed@gmjf.org (305-538-1663)
Cost: Freed
Summary: A part of the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach Holocaust Education Week, this story of bravery of the only US soldier ever named a Righteous Amongst the Nations should be heard.
2020-01-28 11:15:00 2020-01-28 12:30:00 America/New_York Roddie’s Code: A Lone Soldier Saves Jewish POWs from the Nazis A part of the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach Holocaust Education Week, this story of bravery of the only US soldier ever named a Righteous Amongst the Nations should be heard. (http://jewishmiami.org/events/HEW_Roddiescode) Miami Dade College-Homestead Daniel Reed dreed@gmjf.org

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Master Sergeant Roddie Edmonds ordered all 1200 American POW’s to fall out and told the Nazi Officer “We are all Jews here,” refusing to back down and saving the lives of the Jewish soldiers under his command. His son, Chris Edmonds will speak about lessons from his father and how the story was discovered more than 40 years after it occurred. Roddie Edmonds was posthumously recognized as Righteous Amongst the Nations by Yad Vashem, Israel.

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Miami Dade College-Homestead

500 College Terrace

Homestead, FL

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  • 2020-01-28 11:15:00 2020-01-28 12:30:00 America/New_York Roddie’s Code: A Lone Soldier Saves Jewish POWs from the Nazis A part of the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach Holocaust Education Week, this story of bravery of the only US soldier ever named a Righteous Amongst the Nations should be heard. (http://jewishmiami.org/events/HEW_Roddiescode) Miami Dade College-Homestead, Homestead, FL Daniel Reed dreed@gmjf.org
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