Fred Knopf

Band Of Brothers

08/20/2004
Staff Writer
Dan Kurzman received his usual collection of clippings in the mail from his brother-in-law several years ago. In the envelope was a newspaper article about four clergymen (a Jew, a Catholic and two Protestants) who had heroically sacrificed their lives for the sake of American soldiers on a torpedoed troop ship in the north Atlantic in the winter of 1943. "Wouldn't this make a great book," Fred Knopf, asked in a note.
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