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'GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II' premieres April 11 on PBS

Carl Reiner at the GI JEWS interview in his Los Angeles home, December 2014. He is wearing his army hat
and holding up his dog tags, which were marked H for Hebrew.
Photo: Courtesy of Turquoise Films
PBS is set to air the documentary "GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II" which spotlights the little-known story of the more than 550,000 Jewish Americans who served their country in all branches of the military during World War II. 

The feature-length film premieres nationwide on Wednesday, April 11 at 10:00 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day (April 12). The film will be available to stream the following day online and on PBS apps.

"GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II" features original interviews with Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner,Henry Kissinger, the late Bea Cohen and others that reveal their fight against fascism, as well as their more personal war to liberate loved ones in Europe.


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