Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity, founding members, 1941.

Jewish Archives and Historical Society of Edmonton and Northern Alberta

Jewish Military Service during WWII

Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity, founding members, 1941. While Jewish men and women from northern Alberta and elsewhere joined their fellow Canadians overseas in fighting the Nazis, not only for democracy, but for the survival of Jews still in the death camps of Europe, here at home, the C.O.T.C. was training young men in universities for the battles still ahead. This 1941 photo of the Sigma Alpha Mu Jewish Fraternity at the University of Alberta shows some of its members in the uniform of the C.O.T.C. Top row, left to right: Harold Krivel, Norman Samuels (served at the battle of Ortona), Tully Conn, Harry Uretsky (killed in action), Charles Gogek, Hyman Bolocan, Ben Gurevitch, Hyman Wolochow, Sam Viner, Mike Wolochow (served), Earl Ellison, Sam Lieberman (served in R.C.A.F.), Cliff Ames, Jim Hammerstein, Dr. Max Cantor (Advisor), Dr. Wilder, Sidney Cooper. JAHSENA Archives, photo donated by Joe Miller.

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Evelyn Miller, Canadian Women's Army Corps, 1942-1946. JAHSENA Archives, donated by Evelyn Miller.
Evelyn Miller,
Canadian Women's Army Corps
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Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity, founding members, 1941
Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity,
founding members
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Flight Sergeant Mandel Bloomfield, R-61005, R.C.A.F
Flight Sergeant Mandel Bloomfield
R-61005, R.C.A.F
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Memorial Service held for Jewish members of the Armed Forces held in Edmonton in 1946
Memorial Service for
Jewish members of armed forces, 1946
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Louis Kline and companion, circa 1918
Louis Kline and companion,
circa 1918
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