The activities of the Polish Underground were widespread and effective, and the Germans retaliated with raids on the civilian population, deporting many thousands of Poles to slave-labor camps and staging public executions. Poles of the Resistance trying to escape the Nazi wrath discovered an odd ally: the Jewish badge.From:Their Brothers' Keepers by Philip Friedmanp, ISBN-10: 089604002Xp. 37
Thursday, April 03, 2008
The revival of medieval forms of anti-Jewish legislation in the Nazi era brought to the fore the problem of special marks for Jews. The first suggestion that such marks be instituted probably came from Reinhard Heydrich, chief of the German Security Police, at the historic meeting in
The above USA Presidential Medal of Freedom was issued in 1974.
Recipient Herbert H. Lehman (1878-1963) Jewish Governor of New York from 1933 until 1942
Designed by Jacques Schnier.
Caption (To do Justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with thy God) around a Star of David and the word tzeddek (justice) in Hebrew.