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Ark of Chaplain Morris Gordon

National Museum of American Jewish Military History

National Museum of American Jewish Military History

Ark used by Chaplain Morris Gordon for services in the China-Burma-India Theater during WWII. Ark was made of teak by Chinese officer who saved Gordon from drowning when a bomb catapulted him into river. Gordon was holding onto Torah and trying to swim to shore, but was too weak.

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