Naval Station Norfolk, VA

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“NAVY TRAINS JEWISH CHAPLAINS. NORFOLK, VA- Before Pearl Harbor there were only two Jewish chaplains in the entire Navy. Today these four new ones are completing their training at the Chaplains’ School of the naval operating base here. Left to right–Selwyn D. Ruslander of Cincinnati, Ohio, Lieutenant Junior Grade; Samuel Sandmel of Chapel Hill, N.C., Lieutenant Junior Grade; Julius Mark of Nashville, Tenn., Lieutenant; and Jacob Philip Rudin, of Great Neck, L.I., N.Y., Lieutenant. (US. Navy Official Photo…) 8/21/42.”

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