Chaplain's Hill Project

Telling the stories of almost 250 U.S. Military Chaplains who lost their lives in the service to the nation

Werfel, Louis

Basic Biographical Details

Branch: U.S. Army Air Force
Conflict: World War II
Monument: Jewish
Born: 7/9/1916
Hometown: New York City
Home State: New York
Last place of Worship: Knesseth Israel Congregation (Orthodox)- Birmingham, Alabama
Date of Death: 12/24/1943
Resting Place: Originally buried in North Africa.  Later moved to Tirat Tzvi kibbutz in Israel.
Military Honors: Known as the “Flying Rabbi”
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