Benedict B. Kimmelman

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Benedict B. Kimmelman was a captain in the U.S. Army and was awarded the Silver Star for actions on December 19, 1944. He now practices and teaches in Philadelphia. Private Slovik’s remains were removed to America and buried in his hometown in 1987.

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September/October 1987

Of the thousands of American soldiers court-martialed for desertion in World War II, Eddie Slovik was the only one put to death. One of the judges who convicted him looks back with regret.