During World War II, Then Escaped To The Woods Where He Was ‘Adopted’ By Latvian SS Soldiers. The Soldiers Treated Him As A ‘Mascot’, Made Him A Child-Sized SS Uniform, And Featured Him In Propaganda Videos — All Without Apparently Realizing That He Was Jewish. Alex Kept His Past Hidden From His Family For 50 Years Until He Revealed It To His Son, The Author Of The Book, ‘The Mascot: Unraveling The Mystery Of My Jewish Father’s Nazi Boyhood’. Eventually Alex Tracks Down What Was Probably His Family And Learns His True Name.
This Is A 60 Minute Special About The Jewish Boy Who Became, Weirdly And Against His Will, A Mascot For Nazi Soldiers.
SECRETS OF A NAZI MASCOT.
Unusual / MASCOT – Alex Kurzem as a boy with the Latvian SS Soldiers. (WordPress)