Tagged Elinor Palchick

Local Jewish veterans’ stories add to history of World War II

Elinor and Yale Palchick both served in the Philippines during World War II. (Courtesy Yale Palchick)

During World War II, Tucsonan Yale Palchick, now 91, helped liberate a Japanese war camp holding American POWs, was at Okinawa at the war’s end and in Tokyo a few days after the United States dropped its third atomic bomb on Aug. 19, 1945. But mostly, “I was trying… Read more »