June 25, 2018

Tammuz 12, 5778

Yah Oscar Siegel, 1945

Oscar Siegel


Tevet 22, 5775

March 31, 1917 to January 12, 2015

Oscar Siegel was drafted into the U.S. Army in April of 1945 due to World War II. He was discharged in October due to the death of his brother, Bernard Siegel, who was killed by a sniper in Okinawa in June of that year. For most of the time, Oscar was in basic training. Even though Oscar was not enlisted for very long, he had great pride and love for his country and his Jewish heritage.

U.S. Army

Served from April 1, 1945 to October 31, 1945