The Ritchie Boys
The Ritchie Boys is the riveting, untold story of a group of young men who fled Nazi Germany and returned as soldiers in U.S. uniforms. They knew the psychology and the language of the enemy better than anyone. In Camp Ritchie, Maryland, they were trained in intelligence and psychological warfare. Determined, bright, and inventive, they fought their own kind of war; they were victors, not victims.
“Conveys all the emotional contrasts of terror and comedy shown in good war movies”Read more
In 1943, US military officials classified Werner Gans as an enemy alien. Within 18 months they changed their mind and trained the German Jew to be a spy.Read more
These cerebral boys became the haunted men who do their best to share their experiences with us, even as they know we'll never truly understand...Read more