Jewish American World War II Vet James Eisenstock Reflects on His Service

On April 11, GI Jews: Jewish Americans in WWII will air on WGBY and PBS stations across the country. In conjunction with this program, WGBY and Connecting Point bring you the story of western Mass Jewish American WWII veteran James Eisenstock.  

Now a resident of South Hadley, MA, Eisenstock served as a U.S. Air Force navigator on a B-24 Liberator during World War II. While stationed in Pantanella, Italy in 1944, Eisenstock and his flew twenty-six missions and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. He shares his memories of the war with Connecting Point’s Dave Fraser