Rumblings: The Brooklyn five
Late in the afternoon on January 29, 1945, two Brooklyn College basketball players took a stroll to an apartment on Kingston Avenue in Brooklyn.
On that day General George S. Patton's Third Army invaded Germany at two points and the Russian armies swept through Germany at several points and were within 93 miles of Berlin. World War II was coming to an end.
The players had come, they maintained, to inform Henry Rosen and Harvey Stemmer from the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn that ...
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